DM: Iran attains outstanding progress in electronic warfare

Tehran, Oct 26, IRNA – Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that the experts and engineers of Iran’s defense industries have achieved considerable advances in electronic warfare systems.

‘We have made outstanding advancement in area of software production for confronting enemies’ electronic warfare by relying on the country’s domestic capabilities,’ Brigadier General Dehqan said, addressing the unveiling ceremony of 16 new achievements of Iran’s Defense Industries in the Southern city of Shiraz on Monday.

General Dehqan unveiled over a dozen new defense products and achievements earlier today.

The Iranian Defense Minister unveiled 16 new defense projects of SAIran Electronic Industries (Shiraz Electronic Industries) Company in the Southern city of Shiraz today.

General Dehqan pointed to the indigenization of the navigation systems of warplanes as another achievement of SAIran Electronic Industries.

The most important projects unveiled during the ceremony included a Radar system with the capability of tracking different semi-heavy and heavy weapons and providing the global positioning system (GPS) specifications for taking action during electronic warfare, Qamar 3-D search and control radar system with the capability of tracking different kinds of targets, including fighter jets and drone, up to a distance of 450 kilometers at different low and high altitudes and transferring the relevant data to the air defense network and Absar video-imaging system which can be mounted on fighter jets and drones.

General Dehqan also inaugurated the production line of air and airport navigation systems, including Multilateration (MLAT), ELINT (Electronic signals intelligence) and Communications Intelligence (COMINT) systems.

‘The most important achievement of today is the manufacture of different radars which can identify and track threats and defend the country,’ General Dehqan said, addressing the unveiling ceremony.

He reiterated that the SAIran Electronic Industries Company has mass produced different radar systems that can cover a range of objects in distances up to 500 kilometers.