Iran has unveiled a new drone named ‘GAZA’ plus other defense capabilities including the ‘Quds’ radar system, and a surface-to-air missile system dubbed ‘9-Day’ with over 2000 km range and that includes Israel
on Friday, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), in the presence of Commander-in-Chief Major General Hossein Salami, unveiled three new military hardware conceived and developed in Iran.
According to Report, the new drone named ‘Gaza’, reportedly capable of various surveillance, combat, reconnaissance missions with a flight duration of 35 hours. The indigenously made UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) proudly displays its name along the fuselage.
The Islamic nation also claims the drone can fly more than 2,000km, carrying 13 bombs, in combat missions, as well as 500kg of reconnaissance and communications equipment. The drone’s range puts Israel’s most populated city of Tel Aviv within operating range.
Its new, indigenously developed ‘9-Day’ surface-to-air missile system is said to be capable of intercepting close-range threats such as cruise missiles, aircraft bombs, and UAVs.