Tuesday 17 September 2013 16:08
Iran to unveil combat drone
Iran plans to unveil a new combat drone equipped with bomb and missile soon, said Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division Amir Ali Hajizadeh.
TEHRAN (Asremrooz):He said the IRGC has managed to produce all pieces of equipment required for aerospace section, and added that, "We have the most diversified equipment in the IRGC mostly produced locally. In sections of short-range, long-range and mid-range missiles, we are using locally-made missiles working solid and liquid fuel."
Iranian factories are making missiles with solid and liquid fuel, he said, adding the country plans to make more missiles with solid fuel.
"Now Raad (Thunder) defense missile system has been mass-produced," he said, adding the country has gained self-sufficiency in manufacturing missile, defense, radar and drones.