Iran has began mass-producing its locally designed Kowsar fighter plane, reported by state television, as pressures stand with the united states after the U.S sanctions on Tehran
“Soon the needed number of this plane will be produced and put at the service of the Air Force,” Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Saturday at a service launching the plane’s production, that was shown on television.
Iran revealed the Kowsar local fighter jet in August with President Hassan Rouhani saying Tehran’s military strength was only deliberate to daunt enemies and designed at creating “lasting peace”. Iran sanctions.
The state media said the new jet had “advanced avionics” and multipurpose radar, and it was “100-percent indigenously made” for the first time.
Footage of the Kowsar’s test flights was circulated by numerous authorised media. But live tape of the plane taxing along a runway at the guard show was cut before it took off.