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`Iran has drone engine know-how`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 10:21

Tehran: Iran has the know-how to build engines used in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), an official said."We are building turbofan engines for a variety of UAVs," Iranian Armed Forces deputy Brigadier General Abdolkarim Banitarafi said Friday.
The construction of the engines is a significant step in the direction of building indigenous drones, the state-run Press TV quoted Banitarafi as saying.

Turbofan is a type of jet engine widely used for aircraft propulsion. Iran has taken "major steps" towards designing large Turbofan engines, Xinhua reported.


First Published: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 10:21

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