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"Ambassador of Death" Unmanned Bomber Released in Iran

Iran's first domestically built unmanned bomber aircraft was inaugurated by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Malek-e Ashtar University on Sunday, Aug. 22. Calling it an "ambassador of death" to Iran's enemies, Ahmadinejad introduced the 4-meter-long drone aircraft, which can carry up to four cruise missiles and will have a range of 620 miles, according to a state TV report.

Bomber Aircraft

Aug.22: Iran's first drone aircraft, which, according to the Iranian Defense Ministry, is the country's first domestically built, unmanned bomber aircraft, is seen in this photo at an undisclosed location. 

 

 

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Inaugurating the Karrar

Aug. 22: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurates the Karrar drone aircraft at Malek-e Ashtar University on Sunday. Ahmadinejad called the bomber an "ambassador of death" to Iran's enemies.

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The Striker

Aug. 22: With spectators watching on Sunday, the Iranian Defense Ministry claims to show launch of the Karrar, or striker.

Launching the Ambassador

Aug. 22: According to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, "The jet, as well as being an ambassador of death for the enemies of humanity, has a main message of peace and friendship." The unmanned bomber is said to "keep the enemy paralyzed in its bases," he said, while praising Iran's military self-sufficiency program. 

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"Ambassador of Death" Unmanned Bomber Released in Iran

Iran's first domestically built unmanned bomber aircraft was inaugurated by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Malek-e Ashtar University on Sunday, Aug. 22. Calling it an "ambassador of death" to Iran's enemies, Ahmadinejad introduced the 4-meter-long drone aircraft, which can carry up to four cruise missiles and will have a range of 620 miles, according to a state TV report.

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