Reports out of Iran are stating that the country has created a specialized drone in order to carry out suicide missions. The aircraft is able to be filled with explosives. The drone can fly a distance of 1,000 km, for four hours straight and at a maximum speed of 250 km per hour.
Iran’s ‘suicide’ drone Photo Credit: Channel 2 News
Today (Wednesday), the Iranian Revolutionary Guard unveiled a drone that was built for combat targets and to execute suicide missions. The Iranians have reported that the tiny aircraft can fly a distance of 1,000 km for four straight hours.
According to reports out of Iran, the “suicide” drone is equipped with advanced military-grade cameras that enable day-time and night-time espionage missions. It should be able to fly from a height of half a meter to 914 meters, allowing the drone to hit any target on land or at sea.
Furthermore, the Iranian drone can fly at a maximum speed of 250 km per hour and is also able to land on water. Although missiles cannot be loaded onto the drone, it can be filled with a large amount of explosives in order to carry out suicide missions.