Iran conducts drone-jetfighter joint operation for 1st time

Isfahan, Jan 11, IRNA – Iran performed drone-jetfighter joint operation for the first time, Commander of the Iranian Air Force Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh said.

Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Friday, Nasirzadeh said the operation has been conducted in Isfahan drills.

The armored drone and the jetfighter started flying simultaneously to destroy the target, he added.

A reconnaissance drone also started flying to monitor the battle field, he noted.

The Iranian air force drills which started on Thursday were wrapped up today.

The F-14s and MiG-29s fighters of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, during the second day of the final round of the Air Force's 'Defender of Velayat Skies' drill, launched air combat operations.

The fighters flew over the general area of exercise on Friday morning and conducted their flying tactics.

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