Sunday, February 3, 2013

Iran Unveils It's New Fighter

Iran Shows Off 'Qaher 313' Stealth Fighter Jet -- Wired

A prototype of a stealth fighter jet has been unveiled by the Iranian government as part of ceremonies to celebrate its 1979 Islamic revolution.

The Qaher 313 has a distinctive design, with relatively small wings, a twin tail and a tiny, bare, cockpit. Iran's defence minister Ahmad Vahidi said "The aircraft will be different from the other fighter jets Iran has already made."

It's being displayed in conjunction with the Ten-Day dawn ceremonies, which mark the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynasty in the country in 1979. The aircraft was built by Iran's Aviation Industries Organisation - part of the country's ministry of defence.

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More News On Iran's New Fighter

Iran rolls out bold design for homemade fighter jets (VIDEO) -- RT
Iran unveils its very own stealth fighter -- The Telegraph
Ahmadinejad unveils Iran’s newest fighter jet that militant officials claim can evade radar -- Washington Post/AP
Iran says unveils new homemade fighter jet -- Reuters
Iran Unveils Radar-Evading Fighter -- RIA Novosti
Iran's New Qaher 313 Stealth Fighter Would Be Perfect For Attacking The US Navy -- Business Insider/Aviationist
Iran Unveils Homemade Jet
-- Voice of America
Iran introduces new military plane -- UPI

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