ran launched a project to produce the latest national fighter, Iran's air force deputy commander, Mohammad Reza Karshaki, was quoted by Fars news agency as saying.
He said that a new version of the aircraft is more technically equipped compared to the previous fighter "Saiga".
He said that the details concerning this sphere of the Iranian military production will be announced in the nearest future.
The military aircraft "Saiga" was produced in 2007. The Defense Ministry announced about its modernization in 2008.
Besides "Saiga" fighter, the Islamic Republic of Iran produces military aircrafts of Azarakhsh type. Iran announced about launching of the new unmanned aircrafts with a range of 1,000 km in 2009.