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Iran 5th in Navtech

Iran 5th in NavtechIran 5th in Navtech

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan unveiled new accomplishments in navigation technology. The Military Grid Reference System map production line was inaugurated in a ceremony held at the Armed Forces Geographical Organization in Tehran.

Speaking in the ceremony, Brigadier General Dehqan said Iran ranks fifth in the world for having the navigation technology to produce such geographic imaging or maps.

The minister also inaugurated the first Orienteering Data Center in Iran along with the country's first Printing House of Geography Organization. Dehqan noted that the data center enjoys a high level of security and provides access to the newest satellite and air images of any location to Iranian commanders and decision-makers.