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Iran unveils Saeqeh 2 fighter jets

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 9, IRNA -- Iran has unveiled a new home-made fighter jet called 'Saeqeh 2' and handed it over to the Air Force, according to reports by Ministry of Defense on Monday.

The unveiling ceremony came on the eighth day of the ten-day celebrations commemorating the victory anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

During the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the double-cab supersonic fighter jet was designed by engineers and experts of the Defense Ministry in cooperation with the Air Force.

He added that Saeqeh 2 is the second generation of Saeqeh (lightning) fighter jets the mass production line of which was recently launched.

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