Drone Drill Planned

Drone Drill PlannedDrone Drill Planned

The army commander announced on Saturday that a specialized drone exercise will be held in southeastern Iran in the second half of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21.

Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan also said the army plans to sign new contracts to buy new domestically manufactured unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).  Elsewhere, he pointed to the situation along the border with Iraq and said army units have been deployed in the area and measures have been taken to further secure the country’s western borders in view of the presence of Islamic State militants in Iraq.