Apr 18, 2015, 5:08 PM
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Army unveils new drone

Zanjan prov, April 18, IRNA – Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Saturday unveiled 'Basir' drone on the occasion of National Army Day.

Basir drone was designed by experts of Zanjan's 216 armored brigade and was unveiled during a military parade in the northwestern province of Zanjan to mark the National Army Day.

An official with Zanjan's 216 armored brigade told IRNA that weapons can be installed on Basir drone.

He said that the drone can be used for sample taking from areas contaminated with chemicals.

It can also be used in civil defense, reconnaissance missions and natural disasters, the official said.