IAIO Fotros

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Role Unmanned combat aerial vehicle
Manufacturer IAIO
First flight November 2013[1]
Status Active
Primary user Iran
Produced Defense industry of Iran
External images
Front view
back view
left view
External video
Some Pictures taken from mock ups in Iranian Army parades on YouTube

The IAIO Fotros (Persian: فطرسfʊtros, "A fallen angel in Shia mythology which was redeemed by Husayn ibn Ali"[2]) is an Iranian reconnaissance, surveillance, and combat drone built by Iran Aviation Industries Organization and unveiled in November 2013. It is considered the largest in Iran's arsenal of unmanned aerial vehicles, and depending on armament, has an operational range of 1,700 km to 2,000 km with flight endurance of 16 to 30 hours.[3][4]


General characteristics Performance

  • Range: 2,000 km (1,243 mi; 1,080 nmi)
  • Endurance: 16 to 30 hours
  • Service ceiling: 7,600 m (25,000 ft)

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

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