Iran’s Navy unveils specialized ‘suicide drones’

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On October 26, Iran’s Navy released photographs of a specialized seaplane drone that can reportedly be weaponized for targeted kamikaze missions.


Iran’s new drone can be armed with missiles and heavy payloads of explosives to launch suicide attacks. If directed, it can collide with any target and destroy it, be it a vessel at sea or an onshore command center.


Fitted with a camera that can be used at night and in "damp sea conditions,” the drone can operate for up to four hours straight at a maximum speed of 250 km per hour. The unmanned aircraft can fly as high as 3000 feet in the air, as low as 20 inches above the surface, and can land on water.


The drone is said to have been developed primarily for maritime surveillance, and is not necessarily designed to carry a missile payload.


RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Drones can carry missiles and explosives
2. Drone can fly into land or sea targets
3. Drone is fitted with cameras and can fly 250 km/h
4. Drone flying above the sea


VOICEOVER (in English):

“Iran’s new seaplane drone can be armed with missiles and heavy payloads of explosives to launch suicide attacks.”

“If directed, it can collide with any target and destroy it, be it a vessel at sea or an onshore command center."

“Fitted with a camera that can be used at night and in "damp sea conditions,” the drone can operate for up to four hours straight at a maximum speed of 250 km per hour.”

“The unmanned aircraft can fly as high as 3000 feet in the air, as low as 20 inches above  the surface, and can land on water.”

SOURCES: USA Today, The Maritime Executive, RT, Seeker


http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/10/26/irans-navy-unveils-suicide-drone/92761598/
http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/iran-announces-development-of-seaplane-suicide-drone
https://www.rt.com/news/364258-iran-amphibious-suicide-drone/
http://www.seeker.com/iran-unveils-a-suicide-drone-2064759388.html