Sunday, August 22, 2010

Iran unveils the Karrar UCAV

Iran has unveiled its first domestically-manufactured long-range Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV), in a ceremony marking Defense Industry Day in the country.

The unveiling of the home-made drone, named Karrar (Striker) took place in the presence of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a number of defense officials.

The 4-meter long plane is claimed capable of delivering a military payload on bombing missions against ground targets. Jet powered (Tolue-4 or Tolue-5?), it is claimed to have a 1000 km range and a maximum speed of approximately 1000 kph.


Photo stills: PressTV
Video: aminiranforum

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