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New drones handed over to Iranian Army
Over 200 new drones, designed and equipped for different missions, have been handed over to the Islamic Republic of Iran Army.
Iran Army Ground Force equipped with e-warfare drones: Senior cmdr.
A senior military commander says the Iranian Army’s Ground Force has, for the first time, been equipped with drones featuring electronic warfare systems.
IRGC says successfully tested new homemade suicide drone
An Iranian military official announced that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force has successfully tested a new suicide drone that can hit targets within a range of 450 kilometers.
First satellite images of IRGC’s largest drone released
An Iranian news website has published the first satellite images of Iran's Islamic Revolution Gaurd Coprs (IRGC)’s largest drone, dubbed “Shahed 149”.
Iranian drone stuns US troops in Syria
An Iranian military advisor in Syria has said the Iranian drone that was shot down by US forces over Syria on Tuesday achieved all its goals.
US lawmakers call on Biden to target Iran’s drone program
A bipartisan group of 60 US lawmakers have urged the administration of President Joe Biden to target Iran's drone program, claiming it has “far-reaching implications” for American interests in the region and beyond.
Top commander: Iranian drones can counter enemies’ threats
The commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Force has stated that the military unit is in the "most appropriate" situation to carry out drone operations and is capable of countering any kind of threat.
US looks at ways to target Iranian drone production: White House
The United States is looking at ways to target Iranian drone production through sanctions and export controls, and is talking to private companies whose parts have been used in production, the White House has announced.
Iran’s top general warns country will give firm response to any aggression
The chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says the Islamic Republic has joined the club of the world’s drone powers.
Military chief: Iran has 39 years of experience in designing, building drones
Iran’s top military commander highlights the country’s efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in the defense sector, saying the Islamic Republic has 39 years of experience in designing and manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
IRGC commander: Iran among missile, drone powers in world
Commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh says Iran stands among the world's top countries manufacturing drones and missiles.
Iran’s stealth drones capable of striking MKO base in Albania: Iranian Paper
A state-run Iranian newspaper says the country is in possession of radar-evading unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) which it can use to strike the base of the anti-Iran Mojahedeen Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorist group in Albania.
Iran air force unveils new drone
The Iranian air force has showcased its domestically-produced Shahab unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the first time in the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF)’s air show, considered a major milestone in its arsenal.
Iran’s new strike drone unveiled
The Iranian Defense Ministry has unveiled a new strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with pinpoint accuracy. The new drone is a cruise UAV dubbed Ababil.
Iranian Army chief: Drone drills send a clear message
Iranian Army Chief General Abdolrahim Mousavi says the army’s drone drills that covered all of Iran's territory has a clear message.
On 2nd day of drills, Iran drones hit mock enemy targets with high-accuracy arms
The Iranian Army’s state-of-the-art drones successfully target and destroy sensitive mock enemy targets using accurate, precision-guided weapons on the second of large-scale military maneuvers being held countrywide.
Iran Army showcases drone power in massive nation-wide drills
Iran’s Army puts its drone power on display in large-scale drills, featuring 150 state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles, held across the country and over the strategic southern waters.
Iran to hold nationwide drone drill on Wednesday
The deputy coordinator of the Iranian Army announces joint drone drill of Iranian armed forces in the current Iranian year of 1401 that is going to start on Wednesday, August 24.
IRGC commander says Iran exporting drones
The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force has said the country used to import everything such as barbed wire but it’s now exporting drones.
Iran shows off underground drone base, unveils new missile
Iran’s Army has let out rare footage from the inside of a top secret underground base where a range of advanced drones are housed and operated for potential combat and other missions.
MP: Iran’s drone capability non-negotiable
An Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic’s drone capability is non-negotiable.
IRGC: Iran capable of launching 60 drones at one time
The commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says Iranian armed forces are capable of launching 60 drones at one time.
Iran unveils new drone in presence of defense chief
Iran has unveiled a new sophisticated drone in the exhibition of Iranian-made drones attended by its defense chief.
Iran Foils Sabotage Attempt against Nuclear Facility
Iran says an unspecified threat has been 'neutralized' before it damaged building of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran.
Iran Developing Wide-Body Combat Drone with Range of 3,000km
The Iranian Army is in final stages of developing the country’s first wide-body combat drone with a range of 3,000 kilometres.