Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) drill held by the Iranian army in Semnan, Iran, on Jan. 5, 2021. – Iranian Army/Handout/Anadolu Agency
Despite growing Western alarm over the Islamic Republic’s drone shipments to Russia, the Iranian official said 90 countries were “queuing up” for purchases of the same products.
A senior Iran Intelligence Ministry official said China was among 90 countries “queuing up” to buy Iran-made drones, according to a report by the moderate Entekhab news agency on Wednesday.
The top adviser, whose name remained undisclosed apparently for security reasons, made the comments during a book-unveiling ceremony at the international Imam Khomeini University in the city of Qazvin.
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Update #1: Iran to supply China with 15,000 drones, official says (Middle East Monitor)
Update #2: Official Says China To Receive Thousands Of Iranian Drones (Iran International)
WNU Editor: I am skeptical of this report. China is one of the world’s major developers and manufacturers of drones. I am sure they can reverse engineer (if not already) the drones that Iran has.