Iran announced on Wednesday that it plans to mount a new long-range phased-array radar system on its home-made Mowdge-class destroyer, ‘Jamaran’.

“The first sample of ‘Asr Phased-Array Radar’ system will be mounted on our destroyer, Jamaran, in the near future,” Head of the Self-Sufficiency Jihad of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Ali Qolamzadeh told FNA on Wednesday.

Noting that Asr radar system covers a range of at least 2,000km, he said, “The radar system helps us detect and intercept objects which were difficult for us to target and intercept in the past.” […]