Domestically manufactured flying boats delivered to IRGC Navy

TEHRAN, Sept. 28 (MNA) -- A new squadron of flying boats was delivered to the Naval Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on Tuesday.

Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said the boats of the Baver 2 squadron were designed by Iran’s naval and aviation industry organizations and Malek Ashtar University.

The flying boats can carry out reconnaissance and surveillance missions on the sea, he noted.

Each boat is equipped with a machine gun, regular and night-vision binoculars, and video cameras that can transmit images, he explained.

Iran plans to manufacture the next generation of flying boats in the near future, Vahidi stated.

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