Skip to comments.Ahmadinejad Unveils New Iranian-Made Fighter Jet
Posted on 02/02/2013 4:46:28 AM PST by Fennie
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has unveiled the country's newest fighter jet, which officials claim can evade radar.
Ahmadinejad said at a Saturday ceremony broadcast on state TV that Qaher-313, or Dominant-313, showed Iran's will to "capture peaks."
Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi says Qaher is "fully indigenous," designed and built by Iranian aerospace experts. The domestically designed and developed Qaher-313 is similar to the US-built F/A-18, the report said.
Photos released by the official IRNA news agency shows Qaher as a single-seat jet, described as a fighter-bomber that can combat both other aircraft and ground targets.
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Looks like it to me.
I'm sitting here in my moccasins,...
The canopy apparently has some new high tech glass that does not allow light to go through without distortion.
Plus if you look at the wrinkles in body of the plane, the Iranians have also apparently discovered some new aerodynamic properties that utilize the wrinkles.
The body also appears to be made out of a stealthy radar evading material similar to plywood.
ROFL that is nothing more than a stage prop. Go luck at the pictures. I bet we never see pictures of it in flight.
It combines the aerodynamics of a sledge hammer, the ruggedness of tissue paper, the responsive control of a 1970 Buick and the reliability and safety features of a Yugo. All in one package.
Well, now that Canada has dropped out of the F-35 program, maybe we could get a good deal on some of these high tech wonders. I would imagine they would be inexpensive seeing as how the labour costs must be minimal. Providing of course that they come in other colours than “Baby Poop Brown”.
None are needed with the new Iranian technology.
This image shows President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, trying out the new Iranian heads up display sunglasses. These high tech sunglasses actually double as a glare shield.
The canopy is distorted and looks like cheap greenhouse window quality plexiglass. It sits so high and is not consistent with the square edge design of the fuselage and would obviously fly off if the plane even approached take off speed, much less the speed of sound.
If this is the quality of their aircraft technology then we need not worry too much about their nuclear technology. They will blow themselves up before they will be able to use their weapons against anyone else.
It should be actually be a drone with a pup tent duct taped on top of it...
Iran tests Ali Z28 Missile.
This is obviously a wood prototype that is covered in cloth or shrink wrap.
I noticed that too. hahaha
My goodness...for a stealth fighter, it certainly REFLECTS a lot of light!
There’s no HUD mounted above the instrument panel, nor is that a HUD-integrated helmet the pilot is wearing. That’s not likely to work very well in combat...
Adobe Aftereffects, or radio controlled model airplane?
Fox News just showed video of this plane in flight!
Looking at the still pic’s, I wouldn’t have thought it possible.
It looks like a turtle.
That thing is a hoax
The horrendous canopy is my favorite part. You couldn’t see through it to land the plane. LoL