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Iran Reveals New Loitering Munition the Miraj 532
Unmanned Systems Weapon / Missile

Iran Reveals New Loitering Munition the Miraj 532

Iran developed a new loitering munition with a range of 450 km, reaching an altitude of 12,000 feet for three hours and hitting targets with high precision.

Iran Has Finalised the Deal to Buy Su-35 from Russia
Air Bilateral Relations

Iran Has Finalised the Deal to Buy Su-35 from Russia

Iran has reportedly finalised a deal to acquire Sukhoi Su-35 fighters from Russia, state media IRNA reports. Iran is expected to acquire 24 Su-35 fighters.

Iran and Saudi Arabia to Restore Relations
Bilateral Relations

Iran and Saudi Arabia to Restore Relations

According to Iranian and Saudi state media, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Middle East’s regional rivals, are expected to reopen embassies within two months as they have agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations. The agreement was reached today during talks in Beijing. Iranian state media published images and video of Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, with Saudi national security advisor Musaad bin Mohammed al-Aiban and China’s top diplomat, Wang Yi.

HMS Lancaster Seizes Smuggled Iranian Anti-tank Missiles
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

HMS Lancaster Seizes Smuggled Iranian Anti-tank Missiles

The Royal Navy frigate HMS Lancaster seized weapons from a boat suspected of smuggling Dehlavieh anti-tank missiles and ballistic missile components.

Iran Claims Capacity to hit US Bases in the Middle East
Weapon / Missile

Iran Claims Capacity to hit US Bases in the Middle East

Iran claims to have a new cruise missile with a range of 1,650 km, ready to hit all US bases in the Middle East.

Iran Supports Syria with Air Defence and E/W Systems
Air E/W Bilateral Relations

Iran Supports Syria with Air Defence and E/W Systems

The Iranian defence minister has signed an agreement with Syria's air force and air defence commanders to sell air defence and electronic warfare equipment.

Iranian Ships Set Sail for Circumnavigation
Navy / Maritime

Iranian Ships Set Sail for Circumnavigation

Iranian Navy ships set sail for the circumnavigation. According to news published by the Tasnim News Agency, ships under the 86th Flotilla are headed to Rio de Janeiro.

More and more Iranian Drones with U.S. Component
Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

More and more Iranian Drones with U.S. Component

One of the Iranian-made drones that crashed in an attack on Ukraine was found to contain components made in the United States.

Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B
Weapon / Missile

Iran Unveils Extended Range of Bavar-373 Missile; Sayyad 4B

Iran unveiled a new homegrown Bavar-373 missile’s extended range version called Sayyad 4B. The Sayyad 46’s range has gone from 200 to 300 kilometres.

Iran Claims the UAVs were given to Russia Before the War
Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Iran Claims the UAVs were given to Russia Before the War

Russia is extensively using Iran-made unmanned aerial systems in the Ukraine battlefield. Iran published information about the systems.

Iran to Equip Military Vessels with “Abu Mahdi” Naval Cruise Missiles
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Iran to Equip Military Vessels with “Abu Mahdi” Naval Cruise Missiles

In comments at a televised interview, Commander of the Iranian Army’s Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said that the country’s Moudge-class frigates would be equipped with the home-grown “Abu Mahdi” surface-to-surface naval cruise missiles.

Drone Sanctions from EU to Iran
Defence Politics Unmanned Systems

Drone Sanctions from EU to Iran

Unmanned aerial systems play an important role in battles in Ukraine. Invaders and defenders constantly use different kinds of drones for reconnaissance, surveillance and also attack purposes.

Iran shows two new missiles in a military parade
Weapon / Missile

Iran shows two new missiles in a military parade

Iran displayed in Tehran two new missiles during the country's military parade commemorating the anniversary of the start of the 1980-88 Iraq-Iran war.

Ukraine shoots down Iranian-made drone Shahed-136
Unmanned Systems

Ukraine shoots down Iranian-made drone Shahed-136

Ukraine's defence ministry announced on Tuesday that it had shot down an Iranian-made Shahed-136 drone used by Russia's armed forces in Kharkiv's north-eastern region, marking the first time Kyiv claimed to have destroyed one of the devices. Ukraine and the US have accused Iran of supplying drones to Russia, which Tehran denies.