24 Jul 2024
Sunday 29 April 2018 - 12:42
Story Code : 302966

Iran Army overhauls another F-4 fighter jet

MNA Experts and technical staff at Mehrabads Shahid Lashkari Air Force Base have overhauled a grounded F-4 fighter jet.

The F-4 fighter jet had been grounded for several years. The overhaul process took one year and six months and 18,000 man-hours to be fit to return to the operational phase.

The jet joined the operational fleet of the Armys Air Force after a successful final test.

Back in February, Iranoverhauled three jetsincluding an F-14 and F-7 fighter aircraft, as well as a PC7 Turbo Trainer.

According to commander of Shahid Babaei Airbase, Mohammad Jafar Tak, the efforts put into the overhauling process of the grounded aircraft shows that the enemys attempts at imposing sanctions in a bid to undermine the countrys defense capabilities have been futile.

The efforts are also in line with resistance economy and cutting down on expenses, he added.

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