The Iranian Defense Minister, Brig. Gen. Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar, said the project is part of an effort to develop a self-sustained defense industry in the face of international sanctions and Western pressure, Iran's official Press TV said Tuesday.
The production facility is affiliated under the state-run Shiraz Electronics Industry in the southern region of Iran.
Najjar praised the efforts of Iranian engineers in developing domestic technology needed for a self-sufficient defense program.
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