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Monday 5 June 2023 - 12:22

Military Knowledge: Karrar Drone

Karrar is an Iranian multirole drone with a turbojet engine, which is in service of different military units of Iranian Army and the IRGC, including the Air Force, Navy, Air Defense Force and IRGC Aerospace Force. Karrar is Iran’s first experience in building a jet-powered drone, as well as Iran’s first combat UAV capable of carrying a wide range of weapons.

Saturday 27 May 2023 - 21:11

Military Knowledge: Khorramshahr-4 Ballistic Missile

Khoramshahr-4 ballistic missile is the 4th generation of Iran’s Khorramshahr series of missiles, which was unveiled on May 25, 2023 by the Ministry of Defense of Iran. The range of this missile is 2000 km and its 1500 kg warhead is considered one of the heaviest warheads of Iranian missiles. The use of hypergolic fuel, the advanced “Arvand” engine, the speed of Mach 16 outside the atmosphere and Mach 8 inside the atmosphere, and the ability to guide and control the warhead in the mid-phase exoatmosphere are among the distinctive features of Khorramshahr-4.

Friday 19 May 2023 - 15:43

Military Knowledge: Shafagh Air-To-Surface Missile

The Shafagh missile is an Iranian medium-range air-to-ground missile that has been produced and enhanced by the Ministry of Defense of the Islamic Republic of Iran for use on the Army and IRGC’s helicopters, as well as for use on Karrar drones. The probable circular error (CEP) rate of this missile is 20 cm at 20 km and its warhead has the ability to penetrate up to 1500 mm rolled steel.

Thursday 18 May 2023 - 22:17

Military Knowledge: Pantsir Short-Range Air Defense System

The Pantsir missile system is a self-propelled short-range air defense system that consists of a combination of surface-to-air missiles and anti-aircraft artillery. The Pantsir system, with NATO reporting name SA-22 Greyhound, is designed and manufactured by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau located in the city of Tula, Russia.

Friday 28 April 2023 - 12:17

Military Knowledge: Sevom Khordad Air Defense System

Sevom Khordad is an Iranian road-mobile long-range high-altitude defense missile system that has the ability to hunt targets up to 200 km. Sevom(3rd) Khordad system has become known as the “Vulture Hunter” after shooting down the advanced US RQ-4 Global Hawk drone near the Strait of Hormuz in the southern waters of Iran.

Sunday 16 April 2023 - 01:04

Military Knowledge: Leopard 2

Leopard-2 tank is considered as one of the best main battle tanks in the world. “Main Battle Tank” is a tank that is responsible for direct fire and armored maneuver in many modern armies. This tank is the third generation of the German’s Main Battle Tank after World War II. The production of this tank started in 1977 by the Krauss-Maffei company and entered the service of the German Federal Armed Forces in 1979.

Wednesday 22 March 2023 - 21:27

Military Knowledge: Bavar-373 Long-Range Air Defense System

The Bavar-373 is the longest-range air defense missile system of the Iranian Armed Forces and is considered a strategic and very important achievement in the field of Iranian air defense systems. In its latest test, Bavar-373 detected a target at a range of more than 450 km by the optimized radar and tracked it at a range of about 405 km and hit and destroyed the target at a range of more than 300 km with the new Sayyad-4B missile.

Monday 13 March 2023 - 14:31

Military Knowledge: Examination Of Prototype Of Yasin Training Jet

The prototype of Yasin fighter jet was unveiled in a ceremony attended by Brigadier General Ashtiani, Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics of Iran and Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi, Commander of the Iranian Army Air Force on March 11. During the ceremony, the mass production line of Yasin combat jet trainer was inaugurated as well.

Friday 24 February 2023 - 17:11

Military Knowledge: Ka-52 Attack Helicopter

The Kamov Ka-52 Alligator (NATO reporting name: Hokum B) is a multi-role attack helicopter capable of carrying out operations in all weather conditions against armoured and unarmoured ground targets and low-speed air targets. Ka-52 is actually an upgraded two-seater version of Kamov 50, designed and developed by Kamov Design Bureau.

Tuesday 17 January 2023 - 20:39

Military Knowledge: Sukhoi Su-35 Multirole Fighter Jet

The Sukhoi Su-35 fighter – Flanker-E according to NATO – is a fourth-generation++, ultra-maneuverable and multi-role air superiority fighter jet designed by Sukhoi aircraft maker and manufactured by the Russian Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant (KnAAPO). The fighter was seen as the most advanced Russian fighter jet prior to entering of the Sukhoi-57 into service in 2020.