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Iran conducting tests of Qaher-313 to prepare for the first flight

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attended a ceremony on the preparation of the flight of the Qaher-313 single-seat stealth fighter jet.

The Iranian fighter jet Qaher-313 was unveiled in February 2013. The single-seat stealth fighter jet can take off and land on short runways.

Early, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that the Qaher 313 single-seat stealth fighter jet almost ready.

Hossein Dehqan claimed on Sunday that his country had entered the final stage of the production of a home-made fighter jet known as the Qaher 313 fighter jet, adding that the plane is ready for different tests.

The Qaher 313 (also named F-313) is a newest Iranian fighter jet that was publicly announced on 1 February 2013. According to Iranian government sources, the F-313 Qaher was designed and is indigenously produced in Iran by the Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO), a division of the Ministry of Defense, and IRIAF. The project manager is Hassan Parvaneh.

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