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Shahed 129. Specifications. A photo.
Shahed 129. Specifications. A photo.

Shahed 129. Specifications. A photo.


Shahed 129 - Iranian military tactical unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 2012, the company «Shahed Aviation Industries Research Center».


UAV PhotosShahed 129


The main purpose of the Iranian unmanned aerial vehicle model Shahed 129 is to perform tasks related to the exploration areas. This device is capable of detecting not only the covert movement of a potential enemy, but also to carry out the tasks associated with patrolling a specific region, and, the drone can be in flight before 24 hours, which ensures high efficiency of its use. Among other things, the drone is positioned Shahed 129 also as full weapon, in particular, the drone may carry bomb and missile load that provides combating land, air and marine purposes.


UAVShahed 129 photo


Its first test flight of an unmanned aerial vehicle Shahed 129 2007 has made in the year, however, during that period were tested prototype device, which has been deprived of a number of possibilities, and only in 2012, the project was formally presented and made atonement en service in the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Drone Shahed 129 has a sufficiently large size, however, because of the possibility to make flights at altitudes of up to 9 thousand meters, the device can not be detected visually, that gives it stealth.

His first use of unmanned aerial vehicle Shahed 129 received Syrian territory 2014 year, having carried departure for the exploration of the area and to identify the location of radical insurgents, moreover, military test was very successful, which is why in 2015 year, the Iranian producer were orders for this technology to other countries.


DroneShahed 129


Iranian unmanned aerial vehicle is equipped with security cameras, which includes the electro-optical camera with high resolution and increases the ability, as well as an infrared camera that allows you to receive information about the terrain and objects even in poor visibility conditions.

UAV Shahed 129 is driven by the use of a piston engine, which can overclock the drone up to speed in 170 km \ h., While the maximum range of the device is the flight 350 kilometers.


Technical characteristics of Shahed 129.


  • Length: 7,8 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,5 m .;
  • Height: 2,1 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 450 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 140 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 170 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 350 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 9000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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