Iran ready to export small-caliber ammunition with the launch of new production line 10301172

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Iran ready to export small-caliber ammunition with the launch of new production line.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier-General Hossein Dehqan announced the country's preparedness to export small-caliber ammunition to foreign states. General Dehqan made the remarks, addressing the inauguration ceremony of the production line of small-caliber ammunition in Tehran on Monday, January 2, 2017.
     
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier-General Hossein Dehqan announced the country's preparedness to export small-caliber ammunition to foreign states. General Dehqan made the remarks, addressing the inauguration ceremony of the production line of small-caliber ammunition in Tehran on Monday, January 2, 2017. New production line for small caliber ammunition. (Image Tasnim News Agency)
     
The production line of small-caliber ammunition was inaugurated after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei stressed that Iran needed to enhance its defensive and offensive power, and asked senior military officials to push forward the country's arms development programs in all areas, except for chemical and nuclear weapons.

"By inauguration and launching the production line, all Armed Forces' needs to small-caliber ammunition will be met, the capacity for the production of such ammunition will double and the ground will be paved for their export too," he underlined.

The products meet international standards, the minister added, praising local experts for helping the country attain self-sufficiency in making such ammunition.

General Dehqan said that the ammunition manufactured in Iran enjoy high quality standards based on international norms.

Iranian military technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, from rifles to ballistic missiles.
 

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