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Iranian Missiles: Correction

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Pantsyr S1/ SA-19 Yesterday, DID ran a story covering the Iranian purchase of SA-15 missile systems from Russia. The above photo ran as a picture of the SA-15 launcher, and had been so featured at Warfare.RU. In response Karol Ulc writes in from Poland to note that the above is actually a picture of a Russian Pantsyr anti-aircraft system ( also refers to it as an SA-19), mounted on a Kamaz truck. He adds that the SA-15’s missiles are vertically launched from within the same vehicle that carries the two radars. Further research confirms that he is entirely correct on all counts. DID regrets the error.

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