Iran’s Army Ground Force unveiled three sniper rifles and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during a large-scale military exercise held along the coasts of Makran on Monday.
At the drill, codenamed “Muhammad Rasulullah-4”, the Ground Forces unveiled Taher, a homegrown sniper that has a maximum range of 1,200 meters, an upgraded and modified versions of G-1 and Dragunov sniper rifles, Tasnim news agency reported.
The army also introduced a 4-kilogram reconnaissance drone ‘Farpad’ with the flight endurance of 45 minutes and a range of 20 kilometers, in addition to a drone jammer, a portable electronic device used for deflecting the hostile flying objects.
An operator can personally perform jamming by locking the jammer on the enemy’s drone, disrupt its operation or even hack the aircraft and force it to land safely, according to the report.
On second day of the drill, a new version of homegrown interceptor missiles ‘Toofan’ was also tested from a helicopter.
Iran has increased production of ballistic missiles, apart from enhancing their precision-striking capability. "In addition to enhancing the precision-striking power and quality of ballistic missiles, the Iranian authorities and experts have used innovative and shortcut methods to produce inexpensive missiles and today, we are witnessing an increase in production of ballistic missiles," Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh was quoted as saying by
Russias defense manufacturer Almaz-Antey and Irans Shiraz Electronics Industries signed an agreement on cooperation for developing the aircraft navigation system, TASS reports. The sides agreed to cooperate in joint scientific research, developments, production, supplies and maintenance of equipment and its components for managing air traffic, communications, navigation and surveillance, the press service of the Russian company said on Wednesday
Iran has made full payments for the deliveries of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Russia. "We have just completed the deliveries of S-300 systems
Iran has deployed Alvand and Bushehr destroyers in the Atlantic Ocean as part of its plans to expand naval presence in the international waters. "For the first time, the 44th flotilla comprised of Alvand and Bushehr destroyers could sail around the African continent and enter the Atlantic Ocean," Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari was quoted as saying by
The Laotian Defense Ministry has expressed keen interest in buying G2 elite pistols, SPR 2 sniper rifles and ammunition from Indonesian state-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad, the company's vice president for export Ridi Djajakusuma said. "We have again introduced and promoted PT Pindad products to the Laotian Defense Ministry
Russia has plans to equip its military sharpshooters with sniper rifle soon, the director of the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine Building (TsNIITochMash), Dmitry Semizorov said. "By 2020 we are going to make sure that all our machine tools are ready to turn out a 100-percent Russian-made rifle,” Semizorov was quoted as saying today by
Iran has entered into the final stage of the production of a home-made fighter jet dubbed 'Qaher 313', which is capable to 'evade radar'. “The plane is ready for different test”, Irans Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan said
Ukrainian border guard authorities late last week seized 17 boxes containing missile systems components on an Iran-bound airliner. The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (DPSU) released photos on 20 January showing missile system components found on an aircraft that was about to leave Kiev's Zulyany airport for Iran,
Iranian lawmakers have approved a bill on Monday obliging the countrys administration to strengthen the countrys defense power by producing more missiles and also through various other means. During an open session of the parliament on Monday morning, the legislation was passed with 173 votes in favor, 10 votes against and 6 abstentions
Iran on Wednesday tested ‘Sayyad-3 missiles paired with ‘Talash homegrown missile system for the first during the on-going military exercise in the southern Persian Gulf provinces. Capable of intercepting targets within a range of 150 kilometers and in high altitudes, Sayyad-3 has been paired with Talash missile system for the very first time during the countrys large-scale military exercise ‘Defenders of Velayat Skies 7, Tasnim News Agency reports Wednesday
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