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    Iranian Army Rolls Out Domestically-Made Combat Robot


    Last week, scores of Iranian-made unmanned aerial vehicles were put in service with the naval fleet of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ().

    The Iranian Army's Ground Force officials have unveiled a domestically-made combat robot capable of carrying light or semi-heavy weapon systems.

    The robot, which moves with a maximum speed of 30 kilometres (18 miles) per hour, has an operating range of more than 500 metres (0.3 miles).

    The vehicle features an independent suspension system, smart remote control mechanism, laser rangefinder, and an optical system.

    Caracal's roll-out followed 's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy commander Rear-Admiral Alireza Tangsiri revealing last week that Tehran is building a class of helicopter-carrying warship capable of operating in the world's oceans. According to him, the 65-metre-long vessel will be unveiled in the near future.

    In a separate development last week, 188 domestically-made combat unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and helicopters entered service with the IRGC's naval fleet.

    Speaking at a ceremony in the of Bandar Abbas, IRGC Navy commander Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri said that three models of drones, vertically-launched Sepeher, Shahab-2, and Hodhod-4, had been unveiled for the first time and would be used for reconnaissance missions.

    In late May, Iranian Air Force (IRIAF) commander Mohammad Zalbeigi told the country's Mehr News Agency that the creation of a new domestically-made…

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