20 noiembrie 2019

Pentagon warns Iran will seek advanced weapons as embargo expires

thehill.com

Iran will seek out new fighter jets and tanks from Russia and China when an international arms embargo expires in October 2020, a senior defense intelligence official told reporters on Tuesday. Tehran is expected to “go after fighters” as “their current air force is dated,” the official said at the Pentagon. In addition, the country will aim to procure battle tanks as they have not built or been able to acquire such a vehicle for years, officials said. ADVERTISEMENT “Iran remains reliant on [...]