Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B

Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B
Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B

Iran unveiled a new homegrown Bavar-373 missile’s extended range version called Sayyad 4B in the presence of Defence Minister Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Ashtia. The Sayyad 46’s range has gone from 200 to 300 kilometres, and its engagement altitude has increased from 27 to 32 kilometres.


Fars News Agency (FNA) reported that Bavar-373 is the first Iranian indigenous long-range air defence designed to intercept incoming hostile targets. It is a mobile missile defence system unveiled in August 2019.

Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B

Commander of Iran’s Army Air Defence Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard said in September that Bavar-373 is capable of simultaneously detecting up to 300 targets, tracking 60 targets and engaging six targets. It can also counter the fifth-generation fighter jets with a low-observable Radar Cross Section (RCS).

Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B

According to the report, in the long-range test of the Bavar-373 system, a stationary target was detected at a range of more than 450 kilometres by the optimized radar of the Bavar 373 system, and it was tracked at a range of about 405 kilometres and was hit and destroyed at a range of more than 300 kilometres.

Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B