Iran Drones - Islamic World News

Friday 25 August 2023 - 23:36

Military Knowledge: Mohajer 10 Drone

Mohajer-10 is an Iran-made long-range combat and reconnaissance drone that was unveiled on Iran’s Defense Industry Day in the presence of the President Ebrahim Raisi and Minister of Defense Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Gharaei Ashtiani on August 22, 2023. This drone has a range of 2000 kilometers with its advanced camera and it is equipped with the latest updates and the ability to carry various ammunition, which is considered one of the most advanced Iran-made drones.

Friday 21 July 2023 - 18:05

Military Knowledge: Shahed 171 (Simorgh) And Shahed Stealth Drones Family

The Shahed 171 drone and the Shahed family of stealth drones are UAVs that are reverse-engineered and modeled after the US RQ-170 drone. These drones include five models named Shahed 171, Shahed 181, Shahed 191, Shahed 161 and Shahed 141. The main difference between these five UAVs is their dimensions and engine type. This drone is produced by Shahed Aviation Industries and the IRGC Aerospace Force. Iran is the only country that has so far tested such flying wing stealth drones on the real battlefield.

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.

Thursday 30 March 2023 - 11:45

Military Knowledge: Shahed-149 (Gaza) Reconnaissance Combat Drone

On the occasion of the victory of the Palestinian resistance against the Israeli regime in the 11-day war in Gaza in 2021, the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unveiled its new ultra-heavy and wide-bodied combat reconnaissance drone named “Gaza” (Shahed-149) on May 21, 2021.

Friday 11 November 2022 - 18:07

Military Knowledge: Meraj-521 Loitering Munition

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) unveiled the Meraj-521 miniature loitering munition for the first time. The Meraj-521 drone is very similar to the US Switchblade loitering munitions in terms of appearance and performance, and is considered a new and important initiative in the combat organization of the Iranian Armed Forces.

Sunday 30 October 2022 - 19:50

Military Knowledge: Arash-2 suicide drone; World’s longest-range suicide drone!

Arash-2 is a suicide drone designed and mass-produced by the Islamic Republic of Iran Army to destroy important targets in far away. The 2,000 km range of the Arash-2 drone, along with the considerable weight of the warhead, has turned this drone into an efficient weapon against targets deep in the enemy’s soil.

Thursday 25 August 2022 - 13:44

Iran Army Tests Drones in Large-Scale Exercise + Video

The Iranian Army’s 1401 joint drone exercise was conducted for two days (August 24-25) with the participation of more than 150 drones in a wide area of Iran from the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea in the south to the east, west, north and center of the country.

Friday 1 July 2022 - 09:10

Military Knowledge: Ababil-5, Iran’s Newest Drone Achievement

In a parade held on April 18th in Tehran, a new drone named “Ababil 5” (Ababil-V / AB-V) was unveiled. Until now, there was no official news and information about the Ababil 5 drone. This matter made this drone to be noticed by experts and media. Although the exact specifications of the Ababil-5 drone have […]

Monday 30 May 2022 - 08:53

Military Knowledge: Ababil-2 Reconnaissance and Suicide Drone

The Ababil-2 drone is a target, reconnaissance and suicide drone. Ababil-2, which was initially produced with a reconnaissance and target mission, was later defined as a suicide drone and is now at the disposal of the Iranian Armed Forces with this mission. The Ababil series started operating in 1987. Ababil-1 was also used as a […]