Iran has debuted a domestically developed and manufactured unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that was first revealed in 2013, state media reported on 12 April.

The Hamaseh/Hamasseh (Epic) is taking part in the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) ‘The Great Prophet’ military manoeuvres running from 12-14 April.

The Hamaseh is billed as a high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) strike and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platform. Despite being touted as a HALE UAV, images of the Hamaseh shows it to be more in either the tactical or medium-altitude, long-endurance classes. […]