Iran unveils secret army UAV base
Iran's army unveils a new cruise missile that can be fired from a drone.
Major General Mohammad Bagheri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, visited an army-owned secret UAV base, according to Mehr News.
Bagheri was briefed during the visit on the Army's latest developments in the production of various military, offensive, and long-range UAVs.
Since this secret base was made operational and built at a depth of hundreds of meters below ground, Iran has become the region's superior drone power.
Kaman-12 drones can be seen in the released footage. This drone has a flight duration of 12 hours and can carry up to four vertical bombs or diamond [Almas] missiles.
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Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces visited "Strategic Drone Base 313", one of the Army's secret drone bases at a depth of hundreds of meters in the Zagros Mountains!
Bagheri lauded the Iranian Army's Commander, Major General Seyyed Abdolrahim Mousavi for his efforts, saying that one of the concerns of Iran's Army commanders is to prepare for future battles.
Iran is one of the world's top countries in the field of drone production, Bagheri said, adding that the army is rapidly developing its capabilities in the field, which Iran developed using completely indigenous resources and efforts, despite the sanctions imposed on it.
During the Major General's visit, the Heidar-1 cruise missile and Heidar-2 cruise UAV were unveiled.
According to announced information, the Heidar-1 cruise missile has a range of 200 km and a maximum speed of 1,000 km/h; it is the first cruise missile that can be fired from a drone.