Tasnim – Iran’s defense minister unveiled three homegrown products and technologies used in the military and civilian aviation industry.
Brigadier General Amir Hatami unveiled the achievements at an aviation exhibition on Iran’s southern island of Kish on Monday.
One of them was the lap joint technology, developed by local experts and used in the aviation industry and other industries.
One of the products unveiled by the defense minister was a Bell 212 helicopter adapted for air medical service. The air ambulance can carry patients and medical equipment, including several stretchers and CPR systems.
The other product developed by the Iranian military experts was the combustion chamber of engine of Fokker 100 airliner.
Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the arms sphere.
In February 2018, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for efforts to maintain and boost Iran’s defense capabilities.