Iran's IRGC to receive new ‘Fotros’ drones with 2,000 km range

Commander of the IRGC Ground Force’s Drone Division has said that the force will receive new Fotros drones enjoying an operational range of 2,000 kilometers in the near future.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Iran’s Tasnim news agency, Colonel Akbar Karimloo said that the decision was the result of serious and extensive discussions with the Defense Ministry.

Karimloo said that many technical aspects of the drone were under review and the drones will be deployed in “operation zones” once related discussions are finalized.

First unveiled in 2013, the Fotros drone is among Iran’s largest combat and reconnaissance drones.

The drone can fly for up to 30 hours and travel for up to 2,0000 kilometers.

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By: PressTV (21666.60)

Tags: iran, irgc, drone

Location: Iran