The Iranian Air Force has shot down three drones Saturday in the third day of an ongoing massive military exercise in southern parts of the country, Press TV reported.

The unmanned aerial vehicles were brought down by three domestically designed and manufactured missiles fired from an ambush missile system known as Mersad, the news agency reported.

According to Press TV, the Islamic republic’s Air Defense Force will carry out operations to spot and intercept drilled enemy hovercrafts during the military exercise on Saturday.

Iran Begins Massive Military Drills Near Strait of Hormuz: Reports
Meanwhile, the Navy commander announced plans to test a new submarine also on Saturday, according to the state-run Tasnim news agency. […]