Iran designs a military helicopter
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 21 /Trend T.Konyayeva, T.Jafarov/
Iran has taken steps to design and to build a military helicopter, IRNA quoted Commander of Iranian Infantry's Air Division Brigadier Gen. Hooshang Yari as saying.
Yari said the Iranian specialists will apply the advanced technologies during the construction of the helicopter. "The local designers have developed the technology to increase engine power," he added.
Yari noted that the machine armed with weapons will be capable of land and sea-based operations.
The General also voiced hope to launch the production shortly.
During the last 10-day war games, the Iranian Air Forces tested different types of Iranian aircrafts including the domestically manufactured fighter Saeqeh (Thunderbolt).