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Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards holds massive drone drills in Persian Gulf

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Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) conducted massive exercises, involving combat drones flying over the Persian Gulf waters.

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A total of 50 domestically-built versions of the U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drones and a number of other combat and assault unmanned aerial vehicles took part in the drills, Mehr News Agency reported.

The drones have reportedly taken off from the bases as far as 1,000 km away from the operation zone to hit the target.

On 22 February, the Iranian Armed Forces conducted massive naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz that lasted for three days. The manoeuvres covered a total area of 2 million square km across the Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean.

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