Iran Army preparing to buy Karrar MBT’s

Iran Army preparing to buy Karrar MBT’s

The Iranian Army’s Ground Forces plans to sign an agreement with Defense Ministry to get Karrar (Striker) main battle tanks.

Speaking to Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said that the Ground Force is to unveil new military hardware, including armored vehicles, armor piercing weapons, unmanned aerial vehicles and electronic warfare equipment.

karrar e1555438488563Heidari said the achievements will be showcased during a military parade on Thursday on the occasion of the National Army Day.

During the parade, the Iranian Army’s Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base will also display the S-300 missile defense system, the domestically-manufactured high-altitude and solid-fuel Sayyad 2 (Hunter II) missiles, Sayyad 3 (Hunter III) missiles, short-range and long-range radars and electronic warfare systems, he added.

Back in July 2018, the defense ministry declared plans to supply the army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) with 800 home-made tanks.

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