The Iranian media has for the first time identified the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that has been exported to Sudan and used extensively in Syria as the Ababil-3.

The Fars News Agency (FNA) published a story on 1 July saying that the Ababil-3 has a top speed of 200 km/h, a range of 100 km, a flight endurance of four hours, and a ceiling of 5,000 m.

The story was accompanied by a photograph of a UAV from an exposition held in February showing the same type of UAV that has crashed in southern Sudan in March 2012 and on at least two occasions in Syria since then. […]