Tehran (IP) - The Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said on Sunday that Iran has unmanned aerial vehicles with an operational range of 7,000 kilometers.

Iran PressIran News: "They can fly, return home, and make landings wherever they are planned to," General Salami said at a ceremony unveiling the Noora COVID-19 vaccine developed by Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences in Tehran.

Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences affiliated with the IRGC unveiled an indigenous COVID-19 vaccine named "Noora" on Sunday morning.

The IRGC is a pioneer not only in the area of military technology but in many other fields including medical sciences, the commander noted according to the Sepahnews website. 

General Salami went on to say that no country and no nation can achieve the peaks of success without dealing with difficulties.

"A nation that could create spectacular successes under economic, technical, and scientific sanctions is undoubtedly an incredible one," General Salami underlined.

Further, he appreciated doctors, nurses, and medical personnel for showing the country an excellent and successful one.

"Today, Iranian cultural and scientific achievements have influenced the world," he said, adding that the country can give its vaccines to the poor countries and share its experiences with the world states.

Now it is the time for us to send vaccines to Americans, the commander said, adding that Iran is ready to help them if they have any problem providing vaccines.  

Referring to the US unilateral sanctions on Iran, General Salami said that the Iranian nation will not be stopped in any area and the fruit of their tolerance of hardship is the great achievements, some of which can be seen today.