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Iran continues to arm its forces – IRGC will receive Fotros strategic UAVs

TEHRAN, (BM) – The Armed Land Forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) will receive the Fotros strategic unmanned aerial vehicle for use, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Tasnim news agency.

Colonel Akbar Karimloo, commander of the IRGC ground forces drone division, said his subordinates would receive a Fotros drone from the Ministry of Defense in the near future.

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“Fotros will be used in operational areas,” he added.

The commander also noted that the use of another advanced Mohajer-6 drone, produced by the Ministry of Defense, significantly increased the capabilities of the IRGC ground forces in patrolling and fighting along the northwestern and southeastern borders of Iran.

Recall that on April 18 the three drones capable of delivering bombs over a distance of 1,500 km were put into the arsenal of the Iranian army, then said the country’s defense minister Amir Khatami.

According to him, these drones are capable from a considerable distance to monitor enemy movements and carry out combat missions at a maximum height of about 15 thousand meters.

UAVs were produced at the facilities of the Iranian military industry, scientists of Iranian universities took part in their creation, the minister said.

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