The Commander of the Air Force’s drone squadron reported on Sunday their intentions to increase the amount of home-made drones in the next five years and to start planning missions for long-range drones.

“We are also after increasing the flight duration of drones and their armaments and electronic war systems for possible asymmetric wars,” he said.

According to senior Iranian officials, the Air Force has made considerable progress in training drone operators and establishing drone bases. Moreover, the number of drone flights was increased 800 times in comparison with the last year. […]