New drones and helicopters for Iran's Navy
Delivery was preceded by an official ceremony
As reported by Iranian press, Navy of the Asian Nation received new combat drones and helicopters on Wednesday 23 September 2020. The total of remotely controlled aircraft and rotary wing machines amounts to 188 units, an important upgrade that takes into account the most modern technologies. Indeed, the armed force of Iran will have unmanned naval drones at its disposal, which are capable of acquiring images from above with great precision as regards fixed and mobile targets; Tehran's declared aim is to progressively improve combat operations.
Among the aircraft, then, there is also Mohajer-6; among the main features that distinguish it, there are the range (200 kilometers to be precise) and the payload (four missiles). This list includes Sepehr, Shahab-2 and Hodhod-4 drones. Moving on to talking about helicopters, however, they were combat aircraft, among others, equipped with missiles (four units) and two other amphibians. Delivery was preceded by an official ceremony in the port of Bandar Abbas, a city located in the southern part of the country.
Just two weeks ago, a large-scale military exercise by the local Armed forces was completed, a three-day event that took place in the southern waters of the Asian country.
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