Iran Starts Industrial Manufacture of Fighter Jet

A01849703.jpgIran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said that his country has started industrial manufacture of its indigenous Azarakhsh fighter jet which conducted a successful test flight yesterday.“This fighter has entered the phase of industrial manufacturing and a considerable number of this fighter will join the air fleet of the armed forces in the near future, the General said on Monday.

He also said that a second generation of Azarakhsh will start flights in the near future.

Najjar said that the defense ministry has also started designing the 5th generation of the advanced fighter jets which are currently used by the world armies.

Azarakhsh is Iran’s second fighter jet after Saeqeh (thunderbolt).

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