Tasnim News Agency — Jan 6, 2018
In an interview with Tasnim on Saturday, Lieutenant Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base General Abolfazl Sepehrirad said the Bavar-373 air defense missile system has gone through all of the initial tests successfully.
He also said that all training courses for operating the Russian-made S-300 system are currently being held inside Iran.
Iran received the S-300 from Russia in July 2016 and installed the missile system a month later.
Under a contract signed in 2007, Russia was required to provide Iran with at least five S-300 defense systems, but after its initial refusal to sell the system, Iranian experts began to manufacture a domestic version, known as Bavar-373.