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The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force started massive missile wargames by firing tens of short, mid and long-range missiles from bases across the country at a single target in central Iran.

The IRGC Aerospace Force missile units started the main phase of the wargames codenamed the Great Prophet 7 on Tuesday morning with the simultaneous firing of various types of missiles.

The IRGC units fired tens of Shahab 1, 2 and 3, Fateh, Qiyam, Persian Gulf and Zelzal missiles at a hypothetical enemy air base - which IRGC officials had earlier said is a replica of the air bases of the trans-regional powers (the US) - in Iran's Lut Desert simultaneously.

IRGC Aerospace Force Commander Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh announced on Sunday that his forces would fire ballistic and other missiles at desert targets during three days of war games.

"Long-, medium- and short-range surface-to-surface missiles will be fired from different locations in Iran... at replica airbases like those used by the trans-regional military forces," Hajizadeh, said.

"These maneuvers send a message to the adventurous nations that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps is standing up to bullies alongside the determined and unified Iranian nation, and will decisively respond to any trouble they cause," he said.

Although Iran frequently holds war games, these exercises appeared to underline Tehran's threat to strike US military bases in the neighboring countries - in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia - if it comes under attack by Israel or the United States.

Tel Aviv and Washington have long threatened to attack Iran.

Hajizadeh said the wargames would "test the accuracy of missile warheads and systems" by hitting the mock camps in the Kavir Desert in central Iran.