MOSCOW, August 24 (RIA Novosti) - Tehran has inaugurated four new defense achievements by the Air Industries Organizations , including the production of two new short-range missiles and two types of drones, Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported Sunday.
According to the agency, the reconnaissance drone is the latest in the chain of indigenous unmanned aerial craft which is designed and manufactured by the Iranian defense experts.
The newest type of cruise missiles manufactured in Iran is designated as Qadir and has the capability of targeting enemies at the range of up to 100 kilometers. Qadir could be launched from both - sea and coastal platforms.
Since 1992 Iran has been ramping up its defense industry. Iran has manufactured its own tanks, armored personnel carriers, missiles, radars, boats, submarines, unmanned aerial vehicles, and fighter planes.