A total of 50 domestically-built versions of the US RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drones and a number of other combat and assault unmanned aerial vehicles took part in the drills, according to Mehr News Agency.
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The drones have reportedly taken off from the bases as far as 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) away from the operation zone to hit the target.
On 22 February, the Iranian Armed Forces conducted massive naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz that lasted for three days.
The maneuvers covered a total area of 2 million square kilometers (772,000 square miles) across the Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean.