The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) claims to have developed a army drone able to taking off and touchdown on water.
IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri stated the unmanned aerial car (UAV) can carry out surveillance and reconnaissance operations for 15 hours.
It may possibly additionally carry missiles, bombs, and different weapons to assist fight missions.
With out offering a timeline, Tangsiri stated the water-landing drone will be a part of the IRGC Navy fleet quickly.
Iranian officers have repeatedly acknowledged that the nation will bolster its protection capabilities amid rising tensions within the area.
‘Most Succesful State’
Iran’s announcement comes after the nation claimed that its armed forces are presently working “at their highest degree of functionality and energy.”
Armed Forces Chief of Employees Main Normal Mohammad Hossein Baqeri stated the weapons and gear displayed throughout a current parade had been solely a fraction of the capabilities possessed by the Iranian army.
Other than the naval drone, Tehran additionally claimed to have manufactured a hybrid UAV with two separate engines for launch and propulsion.
It additionally exhibited what it claimed to be “the longest-range drone on the planet,” but it surely didn’t present extra particulars concerning the system.