Iran unveils newly-developed ‘Kaman-19’ drone

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The Islamic Republic of Iran Army unveiled a new drone they developed in a Tuesday drill, Brigadier General Alireza Sheikh announced via state media on Tuesday.

The ‘Kaman-19,’ named after the Farsi word for ‘bow,’ successfully disrupted the communication between foreign drones and their ground base. The new drone was also able to disrupt foreign attacking drones electronically, highlighting the scope of Iran’s drone technology as the Islamic Republic continues to develop its drone program.

Iran has been criticized internationally for the development of drones – most notably after providing Russia’s military with so-called ‘kamikaze’ drones in 2022. Iranian officials maintain that drones are integral to their national security, with Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, the deputy chief of the Iranian Army for Coordination, telling IRNA that nearly 200 drones cover the strategic waters of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman and that maintaining and improving combat readiness is one of the inevitable principles of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army…”

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