Iran Air Force unveils 'Shahab' training drone

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force unveiled the 'Shahab' training drone for the first time.

On the occasion of Sacred Defense Week, the "Shahab" training drone that can be used for surveillance purposes, was unveiled at the Eqtedar (Strength) exhibition in which all types of manned and unmanned aircraft of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force are showcased.

The surveillance drone can fly at the height of 11 thousand feet for 8 hours and its flight radius is 10 km which can be increased to 200 km for reconnaissance missions.

The unmanned aerial vehicle also has an inverted V-shaped tail in order to maintain its balance during takeoff, flight and landing.

Shahab drone is an upgraded and advanced version of its predecessor Safir (Envoy) and is significantly lighter.

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