Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

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Houthi froces have revealed four “domestically designed and manufactured” combat and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

“The sole unveiled combat aircraft, code-named Qasef-1 (Striker-1), has a wingspan of three meters and a hull length of 2.5 meters.

The drone has a flight endurance of 120 minutes, and is capable of carrying a payload of 30 kilograms,” PressTV reported.

The “Yemeni” Qasef-1 (Striker-1) combat drone:

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

Iranian Ababil 2 and Ababil 3 UAVs for comparison:

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

Another UAV, dubbed Hudhud-1 (Hoopoe-1), is developed for reconnaissance missions. It has a flight endurance of 90 minutes, and an operational range of up to 30 kilometers, according to the report. Its wingspan is 1.9 meters and the hull length is 1.5 meters.

A Hudhud-1 reconnaissance UAV:

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

Another presented UAV is the Raqib, a reconnaissance drone can fly with the flight endurance of 90 minutes and the range of 15 kilometers.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

The Rased UAV can perform various missions, including aerial monitoring and observation of the battlefield. The UAV has a wingspan of 2.2 meters and a hull length of one meter. It allegedly has the flight endurance of 120 minutes and the operational radius of up to 35 kilometers.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Of Houthi Forces In Yemen (Photos, Videos)

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The article uses info collected by the Imp-navigator blog

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  • Mase fah

    welldone iran for helping yemeni produce their own domestically made drones. hope they make a good use of them on saudis

  • Stephen

    Well done and congratulation to all Yemeni brothers and Engineers. This is a huge success. Now make bomblets and small rockets for these UAV drones to use against fighter jets and air to surface attacks.

  • FlorianGeyer

    Excellent news.

  • Thegr8rambino

    awesome this will definitely help the houthis