TEHRAN, March 14 (Xinhua) -- The Ground Force of the Iranian Army "successfully" test-fired two missiles in the central city of Kashan during a day-long military exercise on Thursday, Press TV reported.
The indigenous Nazat 10 and Fajr 5 hit their targets, said the report, adding that the maneuver aimed at maintaining the preparedness and enhancing the defensive capabilities of the forces' rocket-launching and missile units.
Nazat 10 is a missile with a range of about 100 km, and Fajr 5 is a 333 mm surface-to-surface artillery rocket which has a maximum range of 75 km.
On Saturday, Iranian Army Ground Force launched a 3-day military exercises, code-named Khatam ol-Anbia, in the southwestern province of Khuzestan.
All the units stationed in southwestern Iran, including the mechanized, armored and artillery units, took part in the exercises, said Army's Ground Force Commander General Ahmad- Reza Pourdastan.
Pourdastan said the 3-day military exercise aimed to test cooperation and communication between the command and its control units in an operational condition.