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In Video: Iranian Revolution Guards Launches Major Drone Combat & Assault Drills

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On March 14, the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division launched major drone combat and assault drills, codenamed “Towards al-Quds,” over the Persian Gulf waters, south of Iran.

Dozens of unnamed combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) participated in the drills. The Press TV said that this was the first time when the IRGC tested the performance of such a high number of UCAVs during a combat-offensive operation. During the drills, the UCAVs flew simultaneously at a distance of over 1,000 kilometers from the hostile targets on the Iranian island of Faror before approaching and striking them at a specific time.

According to Iranian sources, at least 10 Iranian-made copies of the stealth RQ-170 Sentinel drone participated in the drills. Iran famously grounded a U.S. RQ-170 using own electronic warfare capabilities in December of 2011. A few years later, Iran unveiled its own copy of the stealth drone after reverse-engineering it.

Commenting on the drills, Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami, the second-in-command of the IRGC, said that the Aerospace Division is proud of being the pioneer in the area of producing modern and advanced drones at home.

“Despite the empty and satanic dreams of the US and other ill-wishers of the Iranian nation, we witnessed tens of modern and advanced domestic RQ-170s and other types of combat drones in flight during a major drill and unique offensive operation,” the Press TV quoted the IRGC commander as saying.

Besides the Iranian copy of the Sentinel, several variants of the locally-developed Shahed-125 and Shahed-129 UCAVs were seen in the drills’ video. All UCAV’s appeared to be armed with small-diameter bombs, guided by elector-optical seekers or satellite navigation systems.

According to Iranian sources, the IRGC’s Aerospace Division drills were a warning to the country’s enemies in the region, especially Israel, which fears that the Islamic country may supply its allies in Syria and Lebanon with such advanced weapon systems.

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  • Nowruz

    I can’t wait to watch Bibi’s reaction to this video on his next news conference. No doubt he will create a Powerpoint stating that these drones are carrying nuclear weapons.

    • Promitheas Apollonious

      or even an animation………

    • PilotDave

      Are you an Arab troll, or just anti-semite ?

      • Nowruz

        Liking your own comments now, Pilotfaggot? Why do jews always hop on the “anti-semite” bandwagon when they get can’t provide a proper rebuttal?

        • Nabi Rasch

          Proper response to your nonsense?! You must be joking. Talk to your mom if she’ll see you.

          • DRTexas

            She is too busy with the Navy.

        • Zaphod Braden

          PROsemitism ——- what is it?
          If there is an “antisemitism” you must ask: “What is PROsemitism?”
          PROsemitism must be a supporter of “semitism”, which really means Judaism (though most Moslems are SEMITIC and most JEWS are NOT). So what are you supporting if you are a PROsemite? Well first of all we must define Judaism:
          Judaism is neither a race or a religion, it is Xenophobic Tribalism.
          XENOPHOBIC: n.
          A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or foreign peoples.
          TRIBALISM: n.
          1. The organization, culture, or beliefs of a tribe.
          2. A strong feeling of identity with and loyalty to one’s tribe or group.
          So right off the get-go you hate all NON-Jews, NON-members of YOUR group(TRIBE).
          You “bundle together” for support and safety, the very definition of Fascism
          THAT means, that if I am not one of the TRIBE, you do not like me.
          Since Jews BRAND all NON-Jews “gentile” automatically denigrating them, to be PROsemitic one must by definition be ANTI-GENTILE.
          They hate all NON-Jews so fundamentally, that they have to SPECIFICALLY name “RIGHTEOUS GENTILES”.
          Those are NON-Jewish HUMANS that went so far out of their way to help/save Jews that the Jews were FORCED to ACKNOWLEDGE the humanity of that specific ‘gentile”. You see, PROsemites do not acknowledge the EQUALITY of spirituality and humanity of “gentiles”
          What the Jewish Rabbis think of JESUS “As for Christianity, there is a dispute among Halachic authorities, but the vast majority consider it idolatry as well. Islam, on the other hand, is not considered idolatry.” Read that last bit again VERY SLOWLY so the “christianzionists” can follow: “ISLAM, on the other hand, is NOT considered idolatry.” ………..

          According to the SPLC & ADL an organization is a “HATE GROUP” if it has
          “beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people”.
          Jews have HATED Egypt for 3,500 years.
          Jews have HATED Babylon for 2,500 years.
          Jews have HATED CHRIST and his followers for 2,000 years.

          David Ben-Gurion, one of the father founders of Israel, described Zionist aims in 1948: “A Christian state should be established [in Lebanon], with its southern border on the Litani river. We will make an alliance with it. When we smash the Arab Legion’s strength and bomb Amman, we will eliminate Transjordan too, and then Syria will fall. If Egypt still dares to fight on, we shall bomb Port Said, Alexandria and Cairo… And in this fashion, we will end the war and settle our forefathers’ account with Egypt, Assyria, and Aram “………….. read that again
          “and settle our forefathers’ account with Egypt, Assyria, and Aram”
          They are STILL HATING and planning deadly attacks after 3,500+ YEARS .
          How do you think they feel about JESUS CHRIST whom they have HATED for 2,000 years.
          Israel’s MOTTOES:
          (1) NEVER forgive & NEVER forget.
          (2) By Way of Deception you will Do War.
          Their ONLY(monotheistic) “god” is a WAR god
          PROsemitism is antiGENTILEism and Gentiles are ALL NON-jews.

      • Zaphod Braden

        For 3,500 years antiGENTISM has been the foundation of Judaism
        For 2,000 years antiCHRIST has been a focus of Judaism.
        antiGENTILISM is the problem. Cavemen did not sit around their caves:
        GROK: “HEY, me hate Jews.”
        HORG: “What a Jew?”
        GROK: “Me not know …. but me hate”
        HORG: ” We wait for Jew to come so we be mean to him”
        Then non-Jews sat for tens of thousands of years waiting, waiting, waiting, for a Jew to come along, so we could all be mean for no reason. Sorry, what happened was Jews created a social system of Xenophobic Tribalism (look it up) wherein THEY hate all NON-Jews, and this hate of all non-Tribe members has, naturally, caused People to not like them.
        anti-semitic … that’s what they called Jesus of Nazareth in the Galilee …
        JUDAS ISCARIOT was a JEW beloved by the Temple Priests.
        Judaism is neither a race or a religion, it is Xenophobic Tribalism.
        XENOPHOBIC: n.
        A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or foreign peoples.
        TRIBALISM: n.
        1. The organization, culture, or beliefs of a tribe.
        2. A strong feeling of identity with and loyalty to one’s tribe or group.
        Quick summation? They are the enemy of anyone who is not a TRIBAL MEMBER …… and only “tolerate” Gentiles.

        Jews HATE Christianity even more then they hate most Gentiles — The Jewish Rabbis hold ISLAM in esteem while spitting on Jesus “As for Christianity, there is a dispute among Halachic authorities, but the vast majority consider it idolatry as well. Islam, on the other hand, is not considered idolatry.”
        Read that last bit again:very very slowly so the “christianzionists:” can keep up … “Islam, on the other hand, is not considered idolatry.” The Rabbis despise Christianity.
        The World should insist Israel live by the standards Israel demands of others. Be judged as Ye judge others. If Israel wants to be recognized, Israel must recognize the EQUALITY and HUMANITY of ALL People. Quit calling NON-Jews SHISKA, GOYIM, GENTILE. If Israel wants Hamas to ‘repudiate’ their charter, Israel must REPUDIATE their manual of hate, the TORAH, which openly proclaims that all ‘gentiles’ should be ‘Hewers of wood, and bearers of water’ …….. for Israel.
        Israel must recognize the Native People’s RIGHT to a Palestinian state.
        Israel REFUSES to sign the Non Proliferation Treaty or open It’s NUKES to inspection, Israel should have the exact same sanctions that were put on Iran.

      • Concrete Mike

        Your not even close to being semite gtfo impostor!!!

      • Concrete Mike

        And if you are pilot go fly 737 max 8 will ya

  • Libhunter

    We should irradiate 7 Billion on earth.

  • PerceiveToBeWise

    Nice propaganda video for internal Iranian consumption. As every US kid knows who plays video games online, just because you can play the game doesn’t mean you can win. It takes more than a copy cat. Combat skills are obtained from training and not transfered by DNA to offspring. US forces test readiness and train constantly. The enemy can have 100 drones in the sky and US drones would be the only one’s left in the sky after a few short minutes of air to air combat (drone to drone).

    • Taz T

      Is that the reason RQ170 ended up in Iran intact. Obviously the constant training did not work and it is not the first one either.

      • Rightway

        Obama had it deliberately go down intact in Iran. And the Iranians put Obama’s $2-billion “gift” to good use reverse engineering it.

        • Taz T

          There was no gift and the money belonged to Iran which US siezed, may be it would have been better to exchange it for medical equipment , passenger planes not Max 8, 9, medicine than giving to the regime. As for the RQ170 it was hacked and brought down in one piece and it was not the first US drone which was hacked and siezed. Just search online

      • PerceiveToBeWise

        A low level 2011 surveillance drone. so what? It’s not a combat drone. And the operators were part of a new drone force who had not all the kinks worked out of the system or the drone for that matter. I suspect it was GPS spoofing or blocking using a ground based GPS transmitter so that the drone lost its true GPS location signal and could not determine its location or communicate to command and control which defaulted the programming to instruct the drone to land allowing the Iranians to capture it. This would also explain why the self-destruct command was not executed because there was no communications to the drone as it was being jammed. That issue was fixed by Lockheed years ago.

        • Concrete Mike

          It was gps spoofing according to IRGC.

          Have you ever worked in engineering? Have you ever coded?

          Nothing is perfect and there is always.something to exploit no matter how.manny patches go out.

          You know why? Because the usa opposition is dynamic. The way you talk your assuming its static, or that youre one step ahead.

          You are not one step ahead anymore. Competion is stiff out there, plus our procurement(thats for profit might i add) and r&d process is corrupt to the core and infested with parasites representing other nation states.

          Bitch please were just cattle getting milked for our dollars to make a couple rich guys richer.

          • PerceiveToBeWise

            Worked in Engineering or have I ever coded….I had a top secret clearance at NASA working on the first space shuttle as a numerical analyst (they didn’t call us coders back then with feeding punched tape to ‘bootstrap’ the computer and inserting 10 megabyte hard drives the size of washing machines for storage while loading mag tape reals of scientific data). Yawn, 50 system languages from around the world, integrating various ERP systems to communicate, telecommunications in far placed manufacturing plants and all that knowledge will not buy me a cup of coffee today though it did generate a lot of airline miles and upgrades that I’m finally using up.

            You are not telling me anything I didn’t know other than the outcome of the report from IRGC. Was I concerned, no. I knew it would be a ground based if not aerial GPS jamming or spoofing. I don’t believe the drone was using encrypted communications in 2011 also though you’d have to validate that point.

            So you are going to take an incident that is 8 years old from brand new technology that was only a few years old and use it as an example that the US is no longer ahead? Now which country has drones which never have to land now and can stay up over 365 days a year 24/7? That would be only the US. And you say we are behind? By what criteria? In war? US has more fighting experience and advanced weaponry than any other country. The US has the most conventional fire power and stealth technology. The US controls the skies. He who controls the skies controls the battlefield. Is the US being challenged in its supremacy? Absolutely and we must continue to strive ahead to defend against super sonic ship attacks, nuclear guided cruise missile attack, space based satellite attack or space to ground nuclear or EMP attack and a whole array of threats.

            If you are feeling froggy, just jump on in and come get some good ole American Armed Forces whoop-ass on your bad self. It will be the most exciting last 30 seconds of your life.

          • Concrete Mike

            So your telling me you had a top secret clearance and now you magically show up on a russian site blabbing about? After a night of shlomo shennanigans?

            No way youd be allowed to talk!

            Your nuclear trident is old and out of date.

            Your opponents both have hypersonic missiles.

            Best you guys can do is use micro nukes on civilians like on 9/11.

            For someone who claims is as old as your are you sure show a lack of wisdom.

            You know damn well military might solves nothing, look at libya. All it does is enrich the bankers and their friends.

            Also you may have thousands of planes but no pilots.

            You look big and tough but your not.

            Even Venezualans are laughing at you!

    • Nowruz

      So how is that combat readiness working in Afghanistan, dipshit?

      Oh by the way, the US uses a lot of drones in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, etc. Yet, the piece of shit got hacked by Tehran. PerceiveToBeWise, I believe we know you’re a Jew.

      Here is the combat readiness of the US soldier:
      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8c470814e17938f94ae6987c28457ef74dc5548b08ad1d0c8bf522b370286430.jpg

      • PerceiveToBeWise

        Try to take on America and see how ready we are before your death a few moments later. Read the article next time troll before responding. So in 2011, Iran was able to use GPS jamming to bring down a drone. Can’t do that today and the versions today make the 2011 drone look like the Wright Brothers compared to the length of time for deployment, array of armament, and ability to deploy and communicate within the US battlefield secure encrypted network providing real time analysis and ability to strike anywhere anytime in addition to speed, maneuverability, and range of missions. Nobody has been able to beat the US in a technical war. And you think a bunch of goat herders or some rag head religious lunatic with a death wish who runs Iran can one up the US using their own technology because of a propaganda video? You saw an easy takeoff and no video of aerial combat or even flight capabilities. You don’t even know the specs on the Iranian drone. You probably are a big enough fool to take on the US by yourself – you are insane.

        • Concrete Mike

          USA is doing a good job killing its self with all the parasites attached.

          No need to attack you…just give you enough rope to hang yourself with.

          Your out of your league son.

          • PerceiveToBeWise

            Bring forth your light and let it shine and we will see in whose league you are and whom is your master. Your condensation only attenuates your underlying attitude towards those you believe are beneath you and nothing more than the canaille. You lack knowledge, understanding, and wisdom in your judgment filled with balderdash and puffery. That is all we need to know about you.

  • Rightway

    I’ve always wondered why the drones weren’t equipped with a self-destruct measure.
    And I am absolutely positive–despite absence of proof–that the downing and the capture of the drone by the Iranians was deliberate. Obama’s actions during the bogus “iran Treaty” and his gifting of $2B of taxpayer money to them pretty much guarantees this

    • Nabi Rasch

      It does look like an inside job but there’s great cover since the military is famous for doing stupid.

    • Justin

      WOW….. someone who thinks the same as me!
      WOO HOO finally i found someone with some common sense!

      I completely agree dude!
      A transfer of technology!
      Including Hillary’s Special Access Program server in her bathroom!

      BOOM!

    • Concrete Mike

      Hmm ill entertain the idea for fun.

      I find it unlikely for the following reason. Israeli interests are above american interests.

      The Jewish lobby is in control in america.

      That being said, I heard many stories of how Obama disliked the Israelis, so this could work. Probably not… Israeli penetration of american institutions is complete. Trump cant fart wuthout bibi knowing about it.

      That being said, let us go on another tangent!!!

      Maybe you are correct that there was a deal with iran. Why?
      What if, american oil companies want all of aramco assets? Removr regime , install “democracy” and voila!!!

      It looks like there are multiple factions at the top of american govrrnment. This is very dangerous, shades of 1860 again.

      Whats this 2B$ in taxpayer money?
      Do you mean Iranian foreign assets that were freezed? Please clarify

    • Justin

      AND HERE IS SOME PROOF OF WHAT I AM TRYING TO SAY TO EVERYONE!!

      CIA is not an American Intel agency! Its the Globalist Zionist intel agency! It is not loyal to the USA, it is trying to destroy the USA and create a new Globalist HQ (China)! Thats why bill clinton started the transfers of industries and Hillary the transferof tech (via her SAP server in her bathroom) Communist, digital spy grid, nuclear, sheep spying on each other, president for life! (China was made and chosen, thats why china is not involved in any wars! China loans money! USA in endless wars for Zionists until they are bank rupted)

      https://twitter.com/HawleyMO/status/1106247367177764865

      PEOPLE WHO HATE THE CIA
      PEOPLE WHO HATE ZIONIST GLOBALISTS
      CIA= Google
      CIA = facebook
      CIA= instagram
      CIA= whatsapp
      CIA =North Korea (CIA black site)
      CIA= China (industries transferred, tech transferred via clinton bathroom server)
      USA Uranium went to Iran via Russia!
      Iran enriching Uranium in Syria (along with missile bases)
      US cruise missiles that hit “nothing” hit these bases (Russia allowed it)
      Russia and USA working together since Trump arrived!

  • Danny

    I see there is a few sand niggas on here today taking up for the Persian camel phuckers. It is going to be funny when the Israelis kick their butts and free the slaves the religious pedophiles enslaved 45 years ago. Don’t tell me the Israelis can’t kick your butts because you couldn’t even defeat the poorly trained Iraqis,a stalemate after 8 years. So sad. Help free the Iranian people from the pedophiles and camel phuckers

    • Luke Hemmming

      The pedos are the Israeli elite that are part of the worldwide pedo ring based in Brussels which happens to be NATO headquarters and where the EU parliament is surprise surprise, well actually not really. Iranians would like a bit more freedom but when it comes to protecting their country’s sovereignty from Israel or the US they would die to protect it. Oh and the Israeli defence forces are weak as shit and unprepared and of low morale. Who says this? Why even their own generals do that’s who. Look it up yourself. Israeli uses the US to fight it’s wars for them. Basically the US is Israeli’s butt whore bending over for their masters while the US gets butt fucked economically and morally.

      • highsider

        Hey Luke…..why ya dressin’ up as a woman in yer pic an then lecturing on sexual deviates?

        • Luke Hemmming

          Because I know it turns faggots like you on that’s why bwahahaha

          • highsider

            Trust me, Luke, you couldn’t turn on a horny goat, whichever sex you are!

          • Luke Hemmming

            I don’t know about that you seemed like you got a hard on looking at my avatar

          • highsider

            You prolly dream about that kinda stuff doncha?

        • Concrete Mike

          Is that the best rebuttal you got?

          Yo Shit’s weak dogg!
          Way to deflect the issue and raise.something else.

          YO SHITS WEAK DOGG

          YOU AND YOUR BUDDIES THAT SHOWED UP HERE TONIGHT!!!

          Back to training for you!

          • highsider

            Oh, wow… you’ve vanquished me

    • Zaphod Braden

      What is more ANTI-Christ than:
      (1) to crucify Him …. Under Roman Law the Jews could not impose a death sentence so TWICE they dragged Christ before Pilate demanding His crucifixion until Pilate grudgingly “Washed his hands” . Jesus was crucified by the Romans AT THE INSISTANCE of the Temple Priests who threatened “NO Crucifixion, NO Peace” Sound familiar?
      Jesus was a HEREM (excommunicated) Jew … the Priests could not push for a death sentence on a “Jew in good standing”.
      JUDAS ISCARIOT was a Jew ….. in good standing with the Tribe.
      (2) Immediately send many agents of the Priests (SAULof Tarsus was ONE) to kill His followers.
      (3) Inspire such fear of being murdered by the Priests that the first Christian church was hidden in a cave
      (4) Instigate pogroms against His followers throughout the Roman world,
      (5) spit everytime you see a cross for 2,000 years,
      (6) under the cloak of Communist Bolseviks they HOLOCAUST 66MILLION Christians Here is a breakdown http://www.rense.com/general85/holodo.htm and a listing of the Jew Bolsheviks http://www.heretical.com/miscellx/bolshies.html
      TODAY ISIS(rael) is behind the genocidal invasion of Christian Europe.
      (7) Today they use “front groups” like the ACLU, ADL, SPLC, to attack Nativities and any other symbol of Christ they can.
      The essence of Judaism is vengeance, the essence of Christianity is forgiveness. They are Polar OPPOSITES.
      Jews ARE the ANTI-Christ
      ‘Who is a liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Messiah.He is antichrist who denies the Father and the Son” 1John2:22.
      “christian.zionism” is a mental illness. You cannot worship a Peace god and a War god at the same time.
      Why do yo think there are TWO books in the bible?
      Why do you think the OLD does not acknowledge the NEW.

    • Concrete Mike

      Yes i will stand with the Iranian people side to side against racist supremacist pricks like you.

      I AM A WHITE CANADIAN FRENCHMAN AND I DONT GIVE A FUCK!!!

      Our governments treat us like cattle and feed us bullshit stories to extort our money.

      Money wasted on fake defense instead of infrastructure.

      How about we fix our own goddamned bridges and roads instead of bombs and drones??

      Your just cattle like the rest.

      When your head is in the sand your ass is in the air.

      Chew on that, Danny!

    • verner

      the squatters are desperate at this time and day – they have failed to rouse various parties to attack iran and saudi prince mohammed is waiting to khashoggi donny’s son in law, kushner, for trying to lure him and saudi to take on iran while waiting in the wings – not even donny is prepared to start another war in the middle east, considering the failed ones they’re trying to forget right now (what with defeat in afghanistan and iraq and syria) and now that iran is entrenched in syria,and hezbollah better equipped than ever and iraq cuddling up with iran and syria battle-trained in a way the ever evil squatters would wish for themselves and turkey waiting to even the deck with the squatters, the picture from the squatters perspective is pretty dim. in fact the squatters are about to be kicked to kingdom come and will probably be seen swimming for dear life towards some distand shore. in fact they are so universally disliked they wouldn’t even be welcome in moronistan (aka usa). so they better find a moses that can show them the way to hell.