Comdr. says Iranian new tank to join defense forces soon

TEHRAN, Apr. 19 (MNA) – Iranian Army Ground Forces' Commander Brigadier General Kiumars Heidari told the media that the new Iranian tank, Karrar, will soon be broadly used in the defense mechanism of the country.

Reiterating that Iranian army is focused to use domestically manufactured equipment, Iranian Army Ground Forces’ commander Brigadier General Kiumars Heidari said on Wednesday that Iranian tank of Karrar will be soon broadly used by Iranian forces.

Karrar tank is equipped with electro-optical fire control system, laser rangefinder, ballistic computer, and ability to fire at fixed and mobile targets during daytime and at night. Karrar is capable of firing highly-precise laser-guided missiles, and can be operated by the gunner and commander from two parallel sites. It also is capable of moving through pits, rivers, under water. It is equipped with a navigation system that can be displayed for the tank driver.


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