Iranian media say the military has
test-fired several short-range missiles, including the type
Palestinian militant Hamas group used to attack Tel Aviv last
Today's report by the semi-official Fars news agency says
the missiles were tested during an army exercise in central
It says the missiles fired were Nazeat-10 and Fajr-5.
During weeks of fighting in November, Gaza's Hamas rulers
fired Iranian-made Fajr-5 rockets that came close to Israel's
heartland, including the cities of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem for
the first time.
Later, Iran admitted supplying Hamas with the technology
to produce Fajr-5. The missile has a range of 75 kilometers,
or 45 miles. The range of the Nazeat-10 missiles is about 100
kilometres, or 62 miles.
Iran regularly holds manoeuvre to test and promote its