Iran to unveil new home-made UAV in days

May 06, 2013 - 1:10:49 pm
TEHRAN: Iran plans to display a new reconnaissance and combat Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in the next few days, the country's defense minister announced on Monday. 
Speaking to reporters in Tehran today, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said his ministry will unveil "several naval achievements, drones and missiles" on the sidelines of a conference due to be held in Tehran this week. 
Vahidi added that a new drone, named Hemaseh (Epic), will be unveiled during the said ceremony. 
The Iranian Army has recently test-fired different types of newly-developed missiles and torpedoes and tested a large number of its home-made weapons, tools and equipments, including submarines, military ships, artillery, choppers, aircraft, UAVs and air defense and electronic systems, during massive military drills. (QNA)