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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 […]

Wednesday 12 January 2022 - 21:13

Military Knowledge: Shahed-136 Loitering Munition

Shahed-136 loitering munition known as ‘Aramco Killer’, which targeted Aramco facilities with high accuracy, And recently, images of its excellent accuracy were published in the ‘Great Prophet 17’ exercise, has raised a serious question among military enthusiasts and experts about how the drone works. In the following, we will provide answers to this question by examining the evidence.

Sunday 23 May 2021 - 12:23

Video: Gaza reconnaissance combat drone

The Gaza drone, capable of carrying 13 bombs and 500 kilograms of equipment, as well as 35 hours of flight up to a radius of 2,000 kilometers, is capable of carrying out a variety of combat and intelligence operations.