Iran unveils new military trainer
In a ceremony attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Iran unveiled the latest domestically-made military products developed by the Defense Ministry, including the country's first homegrown jet trainer, dubbed Kowsar.
In the ceremony, held at Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) in Tehran, President Rouhani unveiled Kowsar and defence minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan, said apart from application in pilot training courses, Kowsar can be used for aerial support missions in short distances, and can also carry various weapons.
Other military gear unveiled in the ceremony included a tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) dubbed Mojaher-6, Naseer anti-ship cruise missile, and Fakour air-to-air missile
Mojaher-6 is capable of carrying reconnaissance, patrol and combat operations. With its high flight endurance, the drone can hit targets when armed with missiles. It can take off from short runways and can take images both in day and night.