Iran Shows off Underground Drone Base, but Not Its Location, State Media Report

May 28, 2022



On May 28, Iranian state media reported that Iran's regular army maintains a drone base several hundred meters underground in the Zagros Mountains in the vicinity of Kermanshah. The 100 drones reportedly kept there include the Ababil-5 model armed with Qaem-9 air-to-surface missiles, Iranian-designed replicas of U.S.-made Hellfire missiles.