< html > The Associated Press
Bolivar Commercial
 LATEST NEWS
 Top Stories
 U.S.
  Severe Weather
  Bird Flu
 World
  Castro
  Mideast Crisis
  Iraq
 Business
 Personal Finance
 Technology
 Sports
  Sports Columns
  NASCAR
  Baseball
  College Hoops
  NBA
  NHL
  Tennis
  Golf
 Entertainment
 Health
 Science
 Politics
 Washington
 Offbeat
 Podcasts
 Blogs
 Weather
 Raw News
 NEWS SEARCH
 
 Archive Search
 SPECIAL SECTIONS
 Multimedia Gallery
 AP Video Network
 Today
 in History
 Corrections
Aug 24, 1:50 AM EDT

Iran unveils new short-range missiles, drones

World Video

Buy AP Photo Reprints
Interactives
Iran's power structure
Iran's recent political history
Depth of Field: Covering the Iran elections
Protesters in Iran challenge police
Iran elections
Iran's protests: Then and now
Latest Iran News
Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

Iran says purported Israeli drone came from north

Report: Iran redesigning reactor as part of deal

Iran, Saudi diplomats hold rare talks

Iran unveils new short-range missiles, drones

PHOTO GALLERY
AP Photo

Latest Iran Photos

Latest News
Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has produced a new generation of short-range marine missiles and aerial drones, the official IRNA news agency reported Sunday.

The report said the Ghadir missile, with a range of 100 kilometers (62 miles), is designed to destroy marine targets. It did not give a range for the Nasr-e Basir cruise missile, but said it could "operate in silence," without elaborating.

Iran has unveiled two new drones, the high-altitude Karrar-4 and the Mohajer-4. The latter can be used to generate maps for both military and civilian purposes, IRNA said.

The report said President Hassan Rouhani attended a ceremony marking the inauguration.

Tehran regularly announces military advances that cannot be independently verified.

Iran launched a homegrown defense industry in 1992 that produces light and heavy weapons ranging from mortars to tanks and submarines. It has surface-to-surface missiles with a range of about 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles), enough to reach Israel and U.S. military bases in the region.

© 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.