Iran unveils new military equipment, including drones (VIDEO) (UPDATE)
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Azerbaijan, Baku, April 18 / Trend, T.Jafarov /
A military parade is underway in Tehran on Thursday in connection with the Day of the Iranian Armed Forces, Iranian news agency FARS reported.
All units of the Iranian Armed Forces, Sepah corps, land forces and military aviation are participating at the parade. It is taking place in front of the mausoleum of Iranian former spiritual leader Ayatollah Khomeini.
Azem 2, and Mohajer B drones are unveiled during the military parade, Mehr News Agency reported.
As IRNA reported, Iran also unveiled another new generation drone, Hazem 3 during the parade.
Iran demonstrated Ya-Zahra 3, Mersahd 2 air defence systems, as well as Sayyad 40 electronic interception system.
Earlier Iran manufactured two kinds of drones - Ababil and Shahed-129.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi, a number of military commanders and heads of diplomatic missions are watching the parade.
According to the report, warplanes will participate at the parade.
New armored personnel carriers, a new helicopter simulator, as well as achievements in military telecommunications will be demonstrated at the parade in connection with the Day of the Iranian Armed Forces.