In his address, President Hassan Rouhani noted the progress in the defence industry, saying that Iranian weapons must have high precision, sufficient destructive power and manoeuvrability.
An Iranian rocket failed to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, state television reported, the latest setback for a program the US claims helps Tehran advance its ballistic missile program.
The missile capable of carrying different types of warheads will operate as battlefield support system to the Indian Army.
Le Drian's office says a key part of the trip will be diplomacy over the war in Syria and trying to get Iran to use its influence on Syrian President Bashar Assad to agree to a ceasefire.
North Korea on Wednesday successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile, with leader Kim Jong-Un declaring his country had now achieved full nuclear statehood.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un declared his country had achieved its long-cherished goal of full-fledged nuclear statehood after successfully testing ballistic missile.
The missile was fired into the Sea of Japan and flew for more than 900 km and reached a height of 4,000 km, which is the highest a North Korean missile has flown to date.
An initial Pentagon assessment said the missile flew about 1,000 kilometers before splashing down within Japan's maritime Economic Exclusion Zone.
South Korea said it was maintaining full military readiness following intense speculation of a possible ballistic missile test by the North as it marks a key anniversary.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel.
The Pentagon said North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Friday, just weeks after they tested first intercontinental ballistic missile.
The US Missile Defense Agency has said that it would soon test an anti-ballistic missile system, days after North Korea demonstrated its arsenal was capable of striking parts of Alaska.
Washington described the device, launched yesterday in a watershed moment for Pyongyang's weapons ambitions, as an ICBM, and independent experts said it was capable of reaching Alaska.
North Korea on Tuesday said it had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, as its decades-long weapons programme reached a grave new phase.
North Korea successfully tested an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) today, it said, in the culmination of a decades-long ambition.