Jan 20, 2024, 02:01PM ISTSource: TOI.in
Iran successfully completed a two-day air defense drill using drones to intercept hostile targets along its southwestern to southeastern coasts, as announced on Friday amidst heightened regional tensions. The new air defense method, involving the Iranian army, utilized drones to intercept and target hostile objects, according to a spokesperson quoted by state-run Press TV. The extensive drills covered a significant area from Abadan in southwestern Khuzestan province to Chahbahar in southeastern Sistan and Baluchistan province, bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan. The participation included the army’s air force and navy, along with the aerospace force and navy of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).