According to Iranian media sources, in this latest stage of the IRIAF's ongoing air exercise upgraded combat aircraft fired laser-guided, radar-guided and heat-seeking missiles at moving targets and released smart and precision-guided bombs on mock targets.
IRIAF spokesman Brigadier General Hossein Chitforoush claimed participating aircraft armament were locally produced in Iran.
He added that new domestically manufactured mobile command systems were controlling aircraft participating in the air exercise.
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F-4E Phantom II above two F-5E Tiger IIs
F-4Es appearing to form up into a Finger Four
F-4E firing a 70 mm rocket from a pylon mounted SUU-20
combined rocket pod and bomb training dispenser
F-4E firing its M61 Vulcan 6-barreled 20 mm gatling cannon
Saeheh (Thunderbolt) equipped with low-drag general-purpose training bombs
Saehehs drop Snake Eye type training bombs equipped with tail retarding devices
MiG-29A firing its 30 mm GSh-30-1 cannon
A pair of IRIAF FT-7Ms equipped with training bombs
F-5E equipped with low-drag general-purpose training bombs
F-5E dropping a pair of training bombs
A pair of IRIAF Su-24MKs
C-130H performing a parachute cargo drop
Aerial bombing results
Target training aids (1)
Target training aids (2)
Iranian Air Force observers
Ruhollah Yazdani at Mehr News Agency
Hassan Mousavi at Fars News Agency