Jan 31, 2019, 3:19 PM
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Iran unveils wide body jet drone

Tehran, Jan 31, IRNA – The first homegrown Iranian wide-body jet drone was unveiled in an exhibition in the Iranian capital on Thursday.

The unmanned jet, showcased in the Eqtedar 40 Exhibition, is named ‘Khodkar’ (automatic) and is the pilotless version of T-33 training aircraft suitable for conducting reconnaissance and combat operations.

The drone has been equipped with two cameras, one on the front of the fuselage for cockpit view, and one beneath the fuselage for landing and takeoff.

Iran's the Eqtedar (authority) 40 Exhibition opened in southwestern Tehran on Thursday.

The exhibition will be open to the public until February 11 (the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran).

The items put on display in the exhibition include cargo and reconnaissance planes, fighters, and helicopters of the Iranian Army Air Force, Islamic Republic Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force, Iran Navy Aviation, and Police Aviation, also different kinds of radars, command and control system, air defense and missiles systems.


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