MEHR: Islamic Republic of Iran Army started large-scale drone drills across the country with the participation of different units of the Army.
The massive exercises kicked off on Wednesday morning with the involvement of more than 150 new advanced drones. The exercises will continue for two days.
The spokesperson of the exercise Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi said that on the first day of the army's joint drone exercises, surveillance and reconnaissance drones from the four forces of the army successfully carried out the operation of monitoring the country's borders and identifying the targets in the general area of the exercise.
Earlier on Tuesday, Deputy Chief of the Iranian Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced the holding of the massive exercises.
The drones, he said, have been manufactured by the Army and the Defense Ministry in cooperation with local knowledge-based companies, and they would be flown in the drills.
According to the commander, the drills would cover all areas across Iran, from the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman in the south to the northern and central parts of the country.