IRGC owns largest assault bomber drone

Tehran, March 14, IRNA – A large scale military maneuver of assault- combat drones of Islamic Revolution Guardian Corps (IRGC) Airspace Forces dubbed as;' Till Beit-ul-Moqqadas 1' held in Persian Gulf.

IRGC information office reported on Thursday that for the first time, 50 assault drones 'RQ-170' accompany with a number of other combat-assault drones participated in the maneuver.

IRGC Airspace Forces Commander Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said all technologies to develop these drones are designed, produced and became operational in Research center of the Force.

He added that Islamic Republic of Iran has the largest combat-assault drone fleet in the region.

The general said one of important character of the war game was the ability of design and plan simultaneous flight of the drones in a small geographical area, which indicates emergence of a new aerial power in Iran.

He added that some of participating drones were similar to the US model 'MQ1'.


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