Iran smuggled not less than 18 long-range Mohajer-6 fight drones to Russia in November for the struggle towards Ukraine shortly after a Russian delegation visited Tehran, the Guardian reported on Feb. 12, citing sources in Iran.
For this, the nation used its state-owned airline and boats, in accordance with the sources.
Drones of this sort can fly as much as 200 kilometers and carry two missiles beneath every wing, together with 12 Shahed 191 and Shahed 129 drones, which might additionally carry air-to-ground missiles.
On Feb. 5, the WSJ reported that Moscow and Tehran had been planning to construct a manufacturing unit in Russia that might produce greater than 6,000 Iranian-designed fight drones.
Russia has been utilizing Iranian-made kamikaze drones to assault Ukraine since September, launching assaults towards civilians and destroying vitality amenities throughout the nation.
In November, the U.S. imposed sanctions towards corporations and people concerned within the manufacturing and switch of Iranian drones to Russia.