Iran has reportedly inaugurated a new underground missile storage facility.
The new missile storage facility was inaugurated by Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Monday.
This was reported by the country’s state TV.
The TV report showed footage of scores of missiles in an enclosed space resembling an underground corridor.
#Iran's #IRGC Navy have unveiled a new Missile City. The depot includes ASBM/AShM, The video also alludes to IRGC Navy getting new equipment. Location is unknown, currently. *opens Google Maps* https://t.co/oS5WOLKKdC
— Aurora Intel (@AuroraIntel) March 15, 2021
Iran claims to have missiles that can travel up to 2,000 kilometers, placing much of the Middle East, including Israel, within range.
The missile storage facility has been touted by many as “missile city”.
— Iran International English (@IranIntl_En) March 10, 2021
The US and its Western allies see Iran’s missile program as a threat.
Iran has developed its ballistic missile program as a deterrent, especially as a UN arms embargo prevents it from buying high-tech weapons systems.