Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Speaker of Parliament / WANA

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf hailed Tehran’s major progress in the military field, and said that the recent development of the home-made hypersonic ballistic missile has frustrated the enemies of his country.


Qalibaf made the remarks in a Sudnday session of parliament, lauded Iran for its achievements in military arena.

He noted that developing hypersonic ballistic missiles in the country disappointed the enemies and made lovers of Iran happy.


“Unprecedented maneuverability, breaking the record of speed and ability to pass through missile defense systems plus the ability to target them are among the outstanding features of the new achievements of the Iranian young scientists, he added.


“Today, there are many pioneers in the IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) aerospace force that all of their thoughts and actions focus on building a strong Iran,” the senior lawmaker continued.


On Wedensday, IRGC Aerospace Commander Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that Tehran has developed a hypersonic ballistic missile which enjoys advanced technologies to penetrate all types of advanced air defense systems.


The top commander stated that the missile, newly manufactured by Iranian experts, is very fast and able to maneuver both in the space and outer space.

“The missile can target the enemy’s anti-missile systems and is a great generational leap in the missile field,” he added.

“I don’t think any technology would be found for tens of years capable of countering it,” the IRGC commander declared.


Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi has also noted that the country’s armed forces are at the highest level of preparedness to defend Iran against any possible threats and aggression by enemies.

“Iran is at the peak of its military power,” he stressed.


Iranian officials praises the development of the country’s defense capabilities in recent decades, and stress that Tehran’s defense power is not negotiable.

Military comanders say Iran stands among the world’s top states manufacturing drones and precision-striking missiles, and add different types of home-made military equipment are favored by world powers.


The Islamic Republic’s military doctrine holds that the country’s armed capability solely serves defensive purposes.

Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made substantial headway in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the weaponry sphere.


Iranian officials have repeatedly stressed that the country will not hesitate to boost its military capabilities, including its missile and drone power, which are entirely meant for defense, and that Iran’s defense capabilities will never be subject to negotiation.