The production line of the “Sayyad-2″ surface-to-air missile was inaugurated in Iran in a ceremony attended by the country’s Defence Minister, Hussein Dehghan, Tasnim news portal reported on Nov. 9.

Dehghan underlined that, the Sayyad-2 missile uses solid-fuel engine, adding that it benefits combined guidance system with high operation capabilities.

Sayyad-2 is an upgraded version of the Sayyad-1 system which itself was development from the Russian S-75 system.