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  9/4/2012, Elul 17, 5772

Iran Starts Making Own Version of S-300 Air Defense

A commander in the Iranian army announced, Sunday, that his country has started to produce the local version of Russia's sophisticated S-300 air defense system, according to the Fars news agency.

The commander told reporters that the Islamic Republic has completed about 30 percent of the project, and expressed hope that the rest will be complete by March.