Iran's New Hand-launched Drone has Electronic Warfare Capability

  • Our Bureau
  • 08:40 AM, October 31, 2019
  • 4888
Iran's New Hand-launched Drone has Electronic Warfare Capability

An upgraded version of Farpad hand-launched drone that was inducted into the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces, has electronic warfare capabilities.

“Farpad is equipped with autopilot and portable ground control station. The drone is also capable of participating in electronic warfare and is also capable of detecting targets via imaging,” IRNA quoted Brigadier General Kioumars Heydari as saying on Wednesday.

Heydari said Farpad will be operated in reconnaissance and border surveillance missions and other relevant operations, adding that the unmanned aerial vehicle will also be used in equipping mobile combat brigades, rapid reaction forces and intelligence units.

Last month, Iran showcased two versions of “Kian” drone, reportedly capable of swift tracking, identification, and for precision strikes on distant targets.

Also Read

Iran Unveils High Speed Attack Boats

October 10, 2019 @ 04:56 AM

Iran Unveils New Military Vehicles, Drone & Smart Robot

October 4, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

Iran's Intelligence Foils Plot to Assassinate IRGC Unit Head Soleimani - Report

October 4, 2019 @ 05:59 AM

Iran Presents a Dozen New Long-Range Combat Drones

April 18, 2020 @ 07:25 AM

BAE to Provide Over 1,000 F-35 Radio Jammers

April 2, 2020 @ 09:03 AM

Iran Announces Mass-production of Jask Cruise Missile

December 2, 2019 @ 08:40 AM

Iran Unveils 'Kian 700' Transporter to Haul Two Tanks

November 12, 2019 @ 08:42 AM

US Predator Drones Log Over 6 Million Flight Hours

November 6, 2019 @ 11:03 AM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS