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Iran Tests Radar-Evading Aircraft

February 8, 2010

On Sunday, a senior Iranian air force official announced Iran had successfully tested a radar-evading aircraft.
Citing Aziz Nasirzadeh, the Fars News Agency reported that the prototype of a radar-evading aircraft named Swordfish had been test-flown.
“The prototype of this aircraft … completed all radar evading characteristics considered by us,” he said. After analyzing data from the tests, and after completing some additional tests, Nasirzadeh said Iran was prepared to take the prototype into production.
The previous day, Iran announced it had officially started production of two new missiles.