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Iran Unveils a Loitering Torpedo in the Service of the IRGC

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have added a batch of new ‘loitering torpedoes’ developed by Iran’s defense industries. The new weapons were unveiled yesterday during a ceremony at Bandar Abas naval base, a large naval base located at the straits of Hormoz. The new weapon that seems to be a hybrid of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) and a guided torpedo, enables the guards to direct covert attacks at enemy naval bases, ships, and offshore facilities.

Iranian analyst: Israeli drone could have exploited serious gap in Iran’s...

The Israeli drone downed by the Iranian IRGC on August 23 may have exploited a serious gap in Iran's air defense system, an Iranian analyst told Azeri publication Trend.

Iran’s Shahed-129 Combat Drone to Enter Serial Production

The Islamic Republic of Iran has launched the mass-production of the indigenously developed Shahed 129 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which was unveiled in September...

Teherans’ Drone Fever

Last week Iran unveiled its latest drone dubbed “Hamaseh”. This unmanned aerial vehicle follows a classic twin-boom tail design, pioneered by IAI’s Scout and...

Iran Flexing Muscles Part 2: a New ‘Stealth’ Frigate?

The newly built hull of IRI Sahand launched at Bandar Abas - September 2012
The lead ship of a new class of missile frigates was launched last month at Iran's Southern port city of Bandar Abbas. The new vessel - IRI Sahand was described at the official announcement as the largest, most modern naval vessel built by the Islamic Republic of Iran. The new vessel utilizes a new radar absorbing hull structure, although the design itself is based on the current 1,500 ton Moudge Class light frigate.

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