International Desk: Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps or IRGC has unveiled a hypersonic missile for the first time. IRGC's Aerospace Force developed the missile. It is named Fattah or Victorious. According to Al Jazeera, the range of this Iran-made hypersonic missile is 1,400 kilometers or 870 miles.
Tehran claims it is capable of penetrating all types of missile defense systems. It has been said in the Iranian media that the president of the country, Ibrahim Raisi, was present at the unveiling ceremony of the Fattah hypersonic missile on Tuesday morning. Besides, IRGC chief Major General Hossein Salami and IRGC Aerospace Force Commander Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh were present.
According to reports, the missile can travel 14 times faster than sound. This speed is one of the main capabilities of the Fattah hypersonic missile. Fattah missiles use solid fuel. It can maneuver in and out of the atmosphere. Incidentally, only Russia, China, America and North Korea have unveiled hypersonic missile technology so far. However, America could not successfully launch hypersonic missiles here.