MOSCOW, (BM) – Iran has introduced one of the latest models of its home-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the international MAKS 2019 air show in the Russian city of Zhukovsky, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting PressTV.
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The three-meter-long drone, named Mobin, weighs 670kg and is capable of carrying equipment and arms of up to 120kg.
The radar-evading UAV can fly at an altitude of 45,000ft for 45 minutes at a speed of 900km/h.
The domestically-manufactured drone has a low radar cross section (RCS).
In February, the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF), Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, said Iran is among the world’s top five drone powers.
The Iranian Armed Forces, he added, can manufacture any drones they require through reliance on the skills of domestic experts.
Iran in January unveiled its first wide-body unmanned aerial vehicle, dubbed Khodkar (Automatic), which is fully designed and manufactured at home.
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Source: Press TV