TEHRAN, Iran (AP)_ Iran on Sunday test-fired a surface-to-surface short-range missile a day after its army launched large-scale military exercises throughout the country, state-run television reported.

``Saegheh, the missile, has a range of between 80 to 250 kilometers (50 to 150 miles),'' the report said. It said the missile was tested in Kashan desert, about 150 miles southeast of Tehran, the capital.

Saegheh means lightning in Farsi.