Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Iran develops new Pirooz anti-tank guided missile carrier vehicle

The Defense Industries Organization (D.I.O), affiliated subsidiaries of Ministry of Defense and Support of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, is developing a new Pirooz anti-tank guided missile carrier vehicle.

The concept of new Pirooz anti-tank missile system was displayed at IQDEX-2017 international defence exhibition in Iraq. The Pirooz weapon station is mounted on various types of tactical and armor vehicles.

The Pirooz remote weapon station is fitted block of four Dehlaviyeh missile launchers. The launcher station can fire the new upgraded missile Dehlaviyeh with has the capacity to be fire at a maximum range of 5,000 m.


The Pirooz system could promote its tactical and operational capabilities by combination of electro-optical tracking system, two-degree freedom platform and Dehlaviyeh ground laser-site.

The Dehlaviyeh thought to be an Iranian ‘copycat’ of the Russian KBM 9M133 Kornet missile.

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