Home-grown fighter jets fly during Army day parades

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – Two domestically manufactured warplanes flew successfully during the military parades on the National Army Day on Thursday.

To display Iran's technological advancement, two bomber fighters, namely 'Saegheh' and 'Kosar', took part in the held parade.

This was the first time that home-made fighter jets carried out maneuvers on the April 18 National Army day.

‘Kosar’ made its first training airshow flight over the Capital Tehran on April 16. It is a twin-engine military fighter, which is capable of carrying various weapons and is used for short aerial support missions. Kosar is equipped with the fourth generation of avionics systems and it can carry various kinds of missiles and bombs that are designed and manufactured domestically and there will be no need for any foreign help.

As reported, the single-seat Saegheh is an advanced supersonic trainer fighter jet.

In recent years, Iran has made great achievements in the defense sector and gained self-sufficiency in essential military hardware and defense systems.

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