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08:44 AM, April 17, 2017
Iranian Army Unveil Military Vehicle, Sniper Rifle
Iranian Army Unveil Military Vehicle, Sniper Rifle (FARS news agency photo)

Iran’s Army Ground Force on Sunday showcased its recent technological achievements, including home-grown Heidar-6 tactical military vehicle and sniper rifle.

In a ceremony held in Tehran two days ahead of the National Army Day, Heidar-6 tactical military vehicle, equipped with a 73mm gun was unveiled. It is furnished with an anti-tank guided missile system. Bullets fired from the cannon can pierce the target up to 30cm, Tasnim news agency reported Sunday.

A 50mm caliber sniper rifle dubbed ‘Heidar’ was also showcased, in addition to a mine-laying vehicle, a trailer for carrying personnel carriers.

Heidar sniper rifle weighs 17.5 kg with magazine and all accessories, has a length of 135cm, and fires on targets at a maximum range of 3,000 meters.

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