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Iran: New Long-Range Drone Can Carry a Bomb
Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/10/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu

Posted on 10/15/2012 5:08:39 AM PDT by Eleutheria5

Iran’s Air Defense Base Commander has announced it has built an new unmanned long-range drone (UAV) that can carry a bomb.

Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili broke the news one week after Iranian-financed Hizbullah launched a drone that entered Israeli air space before it was blown up by a missile from an F-16 jet.

Esmaili did not state whether the new drone, dubbed Hazem, can reach Israel.

He “noted that the drone will be used in targeting and identification operations, and for carrying cargo whenever needed,” the government’s semi-official Fars News Agency reported.

The Iranian commander added that Hazem is not designed for carrying missiles but can carry explosives.

Iran, in recent years, has made a number of claims on civilian and military achievements, including the launching of a project to build a nuclear submarine and the supposedly successful test of long-range missiles which allegedly can reach U.S. bases and Israel.

Karrar, Iran’s first indigenous long-range drone, was unveiled in August 2010, and Iran says it is capable of carrying a military payload of rockets, to carry out bombing missions against ground targets and gather information while flying long distances at a very high speed.

“The country’s indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Shahed 129, unveiled in September, 2012, can carry out combat and reconnaissance missions with its 24-hour nonstop flight capability,” according to Fars.

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(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bomb; drone; elbaradeisbomb; iaeabomb; iran; mullahsnuke; uav
I knew it.
1 posted on 10/15/2012 5:08:50 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Is that the one the present administration flew right to their airstrip or is this a different one?


2 posted on 10/15/2012 5:13:34 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Robot Wars are here.


3 posted on 10/15/2012 5:14:17 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Eleutheria5

I don’t know who has more BS, the Obama campaign or the Iranian government.


4 posted on 10/15/2012 5:14:38 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: bmwcyle

The US Navy had a remote control B 17


5 posted on 10/15/2012 5:16:36 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Eleutheria5

Joe Biden is full of malarkey!


6 posted on 10/15/2012 5:17:11 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: bmwcyle

The head of the snake (Iran’s Ayatollahs) must be cut off soon or the entire world will pay a heavy price. This is only the buildup...


7 posted on 10/15/2012 5:19:50 AM PDT by Netz (Netz)
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To: Incorrigible

Say it ain’t so Joe.


8 posted on 10/15/2012 5:21:41 AM PDT by plsjr (<>< ... HIS will be done! (choose a "lesser evil"? NEVER AGAIN))
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To: Eleutheria5

Iran a “thrat” !? Hahaha! LOL! Snicker snicker snicker!


9 posted on 10/15/2012 5:22:29 AM PDT by Michigander222
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To: Eleutheria5

Iran a “threat” !? Hahaha! LOL! Snicker snicker snicker!


10 posted on 10/15/2012 5:22:46 AM PDT by Michigander222
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To: Netz

Iran has been getting ready for war for years. The main problem is their leaders don’t care if we or them die.


11 posted on 10/15/2012 5:23:17 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Eleutheria5

One whole bomb. Amazing.


12 posted on 10/15/2012 5:27:03 AM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: Eleutheria5

So did I. And Biden dissing last week on how they don’t have the means to transport. What a load of crap. There’s enough crazies in the Islamic world that they’d strap it on their back and jump out of an airplane or drive in on a motorcycle. Of COURSE they can do it by drone...and it doesn’t even have to be pure, they’d settle for dirty bombing, you know they would..


13 posted on 10/15/2012 5:31:01 AM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Hey someone needs to tell Lunchbox Joey Biden about this.

He may think this is a Big F#@#$ing Deal......

He might want to bring this up in the next Security briefing that the Marxist in Chief attends.

If he does attend one before we boot his half white half black butt out of OUR house.


14 posted on 10/15/2012 5:32:30 AM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: ILS21R

One whole bomb each. A few hundred of those in Ghaza or Lebanon can cause some damage. I really must take the family to get gas masks.


15 posted on 10/15/2012 5:33:32 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Israel found a drone last week on their northern border that Hezbollah now admits is theirs. Hezbollah is either an Iranian proxy in Lebanon or just Iranian terrorists in Lebanon, depending on your point of view.
Iran is building a bomb, announces they are building UAVs that can carry bombs, and just admitted they or their proxy could get a UAV into northern Israel.
Bomb, means to deliver it and ability to get it to target.


16 posted on 10/15/2012 5:36:14 AM PDT by tbw2
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To: bmwcyle
Therefore we must do everything in our power to prevent war but be ready to make them go straight to Allah and their virgins. We must take “Shock and Awe” to a new level so they will scream ‘Allah Akbar’ just as they go up into dust...
17 posted on 10/15/2012 5:37:53 AM PDT by Netz (Netz)
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To: Eleutheria5

You should be ready and prepared but our defensive posture and approach is what got us into this pickle in the first place. It should be the Hizbollah and HAMAS that should be running to stock up, not the Israelis...


18 posted on 10/15/2012 5:40:38 AM PDT by Netz (Netz)
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To: Eleutheria5

This doesn’t make any sense. If a new capability is developed why would anyone ever tell potential enemies about this if we’re to be used in an offensive manner? I understand this regime blusters a lot so what would be the intent of blustering now? Are they trying to threaten others to prevent an attack on their nuclear facilities? Are they posturing against Israel alone? Are they threatening to try to close the Straits of Hormuz with it? it doesn’t seem that the possession of a drone or drones could really do any of those things, so what is the propaganda purpose of this message?


19 posted on 10/15/2012 5:41:23 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: johniegrad

I’d bet it’s for internal consumption within Iran. We are great. We are glorious. We got this teknikal stuff licked. Watch out west. Hold your heads up high, proud Iranian peeple. And if you might want to do an Iranian Spring thing, we’ll use these drones to bomb your a@#.


20 posted on 10/15/2012 5:44:42 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Iran is like a bunch of school yard kids screaming come and get me I double-dog dare you.

They keep daring someone, anyone ,to come and get them.

One day they will get their wish, unless enough Iranians with good sense toss out the regime they have now.

Yeah!!! Like that’s going to happen.

One day Iran is going to lead the world in a Nuclear war.


21 posted on 10/15/2012 5:54:12 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: nuconvert; txflake; Jet Jaguar

Ping.


22 posted on 10/15/2012 6:18:53 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Eleutheria5

One number: 276

The number of easily breakable hydrolectric dams in Iran.


23 posted on 10/15/2012 6:56:41 AM PDT by buffaloguy
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To: tbw2
It took us many years to miniaturize a nuclear warhead to the point where it could be carried by single engine aircraft or missiles. Unless the guy in Pakistan is helping them, it'll take them quite a while, too. Remember how large the aircraft was that bombed Nagasaki and Hiroshima?
24 posted on 10/15/2012 8:49:22 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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25 posted on 10/15/2012 5:10:06 PM PDT by SJackson (none of this suggests there are hostile feelings for the US in Egypt, Victoria Nuland, State Dept)
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