IRGC Navy Gets New Combat, VTOL Drones

September 23, 2020

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Tasnim News Agency

Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy, said that the IRGC Navy had received 188 new drones and helicopters. The drones included the Sepehr vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone, the Hodhod-4 VTOL drone, the Shahab-2, and the Mohajer-6, which has a range of 200 km and can carry a payload of four missiles. The drones can take off from naval ships and surveil maritime targets. According to Tangsiri, the IRGC Navy now uses drones in all its operations. The IRGC Navy also unveiled two new amphibious helicopters and four new combat helicopters equipped with missiles.