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Iran says unveils new homemade fighter jet

Reuters [1]
February 2, 2013

Iran [2] unveiled what it said was a new, domestically built fighter jet on Saturday, local media reported.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said at a ceremony in Tehran that the Qaher 313 demonstrated Iran’s growing self-reliance in the field of militarytechnology [3].

Iran’s functional air force has been limited to perhaps as few as a few dozen strikeĀ aircraft [3], eitherĀ Russia [4]n or ageing U.S. models acquired before the 1979 Iranian revolution.

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