Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Iran Unveils Attack Drone With ’2,000-Kilometer’ Range

Defense News
November 18, 2013

Iran on Monday unveiled a missile-equipped drone with a range of 1,200 miles (2,000 kilometers), the official IRNA news agency reported.

“The Fotros drone has an operational range of 2,000 kilometres and can fly at an altitude of 25,000 feet, with a flight time of 16 to 30 hours,” Defence Minister Mohammad Dehgan was quoted as saying.

Dehgan said the new drone could carry out reconnaissance missions or launch air-to-surface missile strikes.

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