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Sep 09, 2022
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Iran Showcases Arash-2 Suicide Drone, Ground Forces Commander General Kioumars Heydari Explains: This Drone Was Designed Specifically To Strike Tel Aviv And Haifa

#9824 | 01:19
Source: Channel 1 (Iran)IRINN TV (Iran)

On September 9, 2022, IRINN (Iran) aired a report about the Arash-2 suicide drone, which participated in a recent exercise held by the ground forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army. The report showed the Arash-2 on display at an exhibit in Isfahan, and the ground forces'  General Commander General Kioumars Heydari was shown telling commander of the IRGC's Khatem Al-Anbiya Central Command General Gholamali Rashid that it has a range of 2000 kilometers and is the best precision-strike drone that exists. In a September 11, 2022 interview aired on Channel 1 (Iran) about the drone, General Heydari said that the drone was specifically designed to strike the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa, and that it belongs to Iran's "framework" for destroying the "child-killing Zionist regime." For more information about General Gholamli Rashid, see MEMRITV clips Nos. 9099 and 8174.

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IRINN Reporter: "The Arash-2 suicide drone performed very well in the Eghtedar 1401 [2022] exercise held by ground forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army. It was displayed in Isfahan at an exhibit of the Islamic Republic Army's ground forces, along with all the other capabilities used in this exercise."

Commander General Kioumars Heydari: "The Arash-2 has a range of 2000 kilometers, and it is the largest and best drone that exists that can strike its target with precision.

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"The Arash-2 was specifically designed to strike Haifa and Tel Aviv. How should I put it? It is a unique 'bird' built specifically for this purpose. The Army's Commander-in-Chief defined a dedicated framework for the destruction of the child-killing Zionist regime. The Arash-2 belongs to that framework."

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