Iran Flexes Strength during 'Great Prophet' War Games

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The Iranian Revolutionary Guards had a message for Israel and the United States on Tuesday when it test fired 14 missiles and unveiled its underground missile silos.

The move comes on the second day of the 10-day war games dubbed the "Great Prophet 6."

Revolutionary Guards Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the aerospace division, told reporters the war games are a "message of peace and friendship to countries in the region" because the missiles "have been designed for U.S. and the Zionist regime [Israel's] bases in the region."

The surface-to-air missiles were fired simultaneously at a single target, Iran's state-sponsored IRNA news agency reported.

Click play for more insight on Iran's war games, from CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck.

"We feel threatened by no country but the U.S. and the Zionist regime," Hajizadeh said on the sidelines of Tuesday's missile tests, the semi-official FARS news agency reported.

The longer-range missiles can reach targets 1,200 miles away, he said, noting that "occupied Palestine" is less than 750 miles away.

"We possess the technology to build missiles with longer ranges, but we do not need missiles with a range of more than 2,000 kilometers [1,200 miles] and we do not intend to produce them," he said.

"The Americans have reduced our labors," Hajizadeh said. "Their military bases in the region are in a range of 130, 250 and maximum 700 km in Afghanistan, which we can hit with these missiles."

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