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Iranian army unveils new home-made drone

Society Materials 12 December 2016 10:54
Iranian army has unveiled a new drone, on Dec. 12 during the second day of a massive military drill in the southeast of the country
Iranian army unveils new home-made drone

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 12

By Fatih Karimov – Trend:

Iranian army has unveiled a new drone, on Dec. 12 during the second day of a massive military drill in the southeast of the country.

The drone dubbed “Farpad” has been designed and manufactured by Iran's Army Ground Forces, Tasnim news agency reported.

The reconnaissance drone can fly for 45 minutes and its operational range covers the distance of 20 kilometers.

The "Farpad" drone is capable of recording and saving data, as well as transferring it online.

On Dec. 11, the Iranian Army Ground Forces started the three-day massive drills dubbed Muhammad Rasulullah 4 (Muhammad the Messenger of God) with participation of Army Air Forces and Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base.

The modern and updated military equipment of Iran is used in the drills, which cover an area of 220,000 square kilometers.

Iran regularly conducts various drills to enhance the defense capabilities of its armed forces and to test modern military tactics and equipment.

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