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Iran Claims To Have Built A Radar-Proof Drone That Can Do Surveillance And Fire At Targets

Iran Claims To Have Built A Radar-Proof Drone That Can Do Surveillance And Fire At Targets

Iran’s defense minister says Iran has built a new, radar-evading drone that can do surveillance and fire on enemy targets.The semi-official Fars news agency on Thursday quoted Gen. Ahmad Vahidi as saying that the new aircraft — dubbed Epic, or Hemaseh in Farsi — can fly at high altitudes.He did not elaborate on its capabilities.In recent years, Iran has been pursuing a drone program alongside its military program, which has aimed to produce missiles, jet fighters, destroyers, light submarines and torpedoes.Iran claims it has captured an advanced RQ-170 Sentinel CIA spy drone and at least three ScanEagle aircraft in recent months.

AP

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