Iran Unveils New Flying Boats

Flying boats were unveiled by Iran on Tuesday, and the regime says that the so-called stealth plane-boat hybrids have been deployed by the Revolutionary Guards.

The alleged flying boat is a single-pilot seaplane called Bavar 2, on that is equipped with a machine gun and a surveillance camera, Iranian media reported.

"Bavar 2 is a surface-moving flying boat and performs patrol and reconnaissance missions on the sea," Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi told the Iranian state-linked Fars news agency.

In the future, Iran is looking to make improvements on the craft’s weapons. "The flying boats will be equipped with missiles and rockets in the near future and this will progress their combat capability," Lieutenant Commander Alireza Tangsiri told Fars.

Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the few countries which managed to design, construct and use flying boats in a short time," said Defense Minister Brig. Bookmark and Share