Iran’s IRGC Ground Force Creates Drone Unit

February 28, 2017

On February 26, 2017, it was reported that Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force had created an organizational sub-unit specializing in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations. According to Mohammad Pakpour, the commander of the IRGC Ground Forces: “We… have set up a drone center and organization, which has bases in operational areas, and is currently active.”

Source:, February 26, 2017