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Rouhani unveils home-made plane turbo-jet engine

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sun / 21 August 2016 / 11:13

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani unveiled the first home-made plane turbo-jet engine of the country concurrent with Iranian National Day of Defense Industry on Sunday.

The locally-built turbo-jet engine of the plane named 'Ouj' (Peak) has been built by Iranian defense industry scientists without any foreign aid even in hardware or software section.

Iranian Minister of Defense Hossein Dehghan said that the turbo jet puts Iran among the 8 countries holding the know-how.

The product is capable of flying up to 50.000 feet and is equipped with systems with high capability in different environment and operational situations.

It can be installed on all flying objects with weigh at most 10 tons at the time of taking off.

The engine is involved of 14.000 parts.

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