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Combat Fleets: See what's new in Singapore, Iran, and Turkey.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) began taking deliveries of a large batch of recently unveiled Nasir antiship cruise missiles this past April. The missiles are thought to be extended-range variants of the Iranian-built Nasr-1 missiles, which are themselves copies of the Chinese C-704 missile. The Chinese C-704 began entering service around a decade ago and carries a 286-pound warhead to a range of 22 miles. Copies of the C-704 began appearing in Iranian service as the Nasr-1 by 2010. Little is publicly known about the newer Nasir missile, although it reportedly was test fired during Iran’s Valayat 95 military exercises in February of this year. Iranian media reported that the Nasir can be fired either from ships or land launchers, and defense officials boasted of the weapon’s quick response time and resistance to jamming. Unconfirmed reports suggest that an Ir...

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