Iran has doubled the range of the area covered by the radar systems of its mid-range Hawk air defense missile shield and improved its tracking and targeting capability by 40%, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday.

“The range of this radar has been doubled in both mid- and low-altitude coverage and a unique electronic warfare capability has also been added to the Hawk defense system in its both mid- and low-altitude sections,” Esmayeeli said.

He said that the trace and tracking radar system of the Hawk missile shield has also been developed, and this has improved the tracking and targeting capability of the system up to 40%.