Iran’s defense industry recently unveiled a formidable addition to its unmanned aerial technology arsenal: the Shahed-147, a high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft system.

According to defense media sources, this latest Iranian drone stands out with its remarkable features, boasting a wingspan spanning 26 meters and an impressive ceiling altitude of 60,000 feet.

But, what distinguishes the Shahed-147 further is reportedly its utilization of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), bringing its surveillance capabilities to new heights.

Overview of the Shahed-147 Drone

The Shahed-147 represents an impressive feat in Iran’s aerial technology.

Its substantial wingspan and soaring altitude allow it to traverse vast areas, reinforcing Iran’s aerial reconnaissance capabilities.

Equipped with a turboprop engine, this twin-boom surveillance drone demonstrates exceptional endurance, enabling extended missions at high altitudes.