Army Ground Force Commander Ahmad Reza Purdastan said that that his forces have managed to produce a new type of suicide UAV, dubbed Ra’ad (Thunder) 85 ”capable of destroying fixed and mobile targets,” adding that the new suicide UAV is manufactured in various sizes and can even be used to target enemy helicopters. Purdastan also unveiled the “Yasir” UAV (photo) which “enjoys high flight capability, can stay aloft for long hours, and has high zoom and resolution capabilities”. On September 25, Purdastan announced involvement of the Iranian Army Research and Self-sufficiency Jihad Organization in producing new equipment, especially electronic warfare systems.
Iran develops new ‘Suicide’ UAV
- Published: 60 days ago on Monday, 30 September 2013
- By: Iran Daily Brief
- Last Modified: September 30, 2013 @ 1:17 pm
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