Iran unveils maritime ‘suicide drone’

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A suicide drone developed by Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards, October 26, 2016 (AFP)

 

Aircraft reportedly capable of skimming surface of water or rising to almost 1 kilometer, potentially carrying heavy payload of bombs

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday they had developed a “suicide drone” capable of delivering explosives to blow up targets at sea and on land.

The new drone is primarily for maritime surveillance and “has not been designed to be armed with missiles,” the Tasnim news agency, which is close to the Guards, reported. Continue reading