The latest news about the Iran’s air defence capabilities
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The ‘American Enterprise’ website has claimed that the radar-evasive gyrocopters developed by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) can pose a serious challenge to neighbouring countries, particularly the Persian Gulf littoral states.
The drone which was shooed away by anti-aircraft forces in Tehran on Monday belonged to an advertising company.
The Lieutenant Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, referring to the January 2016 arrest of US sailors by Iran in the Persian Gulf, said the air defense base’s warning alerts forced the enemy fighter jets attempting to save the sailors to back off.
A drone reportedly used for making a documentary film was shot down in central Tehran this morning after “unintentionally” trespassing on a prohibited airspace near the house of Iran’s Leader and the President’s office, officials noted.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said on Saturday that Moscow has accepted Tehran’s terms on “joint investment and supplying technology” for the purchase of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets.
Lieutenant Army Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan announced plans to enhance the capabilities of the country's air force by purchasing new warplanes.
A senior Iranian MP says the country has purchased the most advanced type of Russian fighter jet which is only sold to the Russian army.
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