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Moscow Turns To Tehran For Drones, Says U.S. Official

July 12 2022


Senior American officials say that Russia is acquiring drones from Iran in a sign of the issues Moscow is having with its domestic defense industry, reports the Hill (Washington, D.C.).

On Monday, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters that Tehran was preparing to supply up to several hundred uncrewed aerial vehicles, included armed drones, “on an expedited timeline.”

Iran was preparing to train Russians on the use of the drones as soon as this month, he said.


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