Iran Reveals New Long-Range Combat, Surveillance Drone

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  • 12:50 PM, February 24, 2021
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Iran Reveals New Long-Range Combat, Surveillance Drone
Kaman-22 aircraft (via Iranian media)

Iran today unveiled its homegrown Kaman-22 armed drone with a range of 3,000 km.

The aircraft is an upgraded version of Kaman-12, which was first introduced in September 2020.

Kaman-22 (Bow-22) wide-body drone can reportedly carry 300 kg of explosives and has a flight endurance of over 24 hours. It is utilized in a range of operations, such as patrol, reconnaissance, data gathering, imaging, and aerial combat with a payload of smart weapons.

In January, the Iranian Army staged a war game and flew new military suicide drones that can conduct nonstop sorties to hit targets at a range of 4,000 km.

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