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Iran unveils new drone


18:52, April 18, 2013

TEHRAN, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian military on Thursday unveiled a new long-range drone capable of evading radar detecting as the country marks the Army Day.

The drone, named Sarir (Throne) H110, carries cameras and air- to-air missiles, said Commander of Iran's Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili.

He added tens of Sarir H110 have so far been produced and Iran has started mass production of this model, according to semi- official Fars news agency.

In a ceremony held to mark the Army Day, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hailed the "might" and achievements of the army in the past few years.

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