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Iran shows off underground air base with Russia's Sukhoi jets

In the first public display of an underground air base, Iran presented missile-mounted warplanes and bombers at a moment of growing concerns over its controversial drone deliveries to Russia.  
Part of an underground airbase is seen in a news report by the state broadcaster aired Feb. 7, 2023.

The Iranian Army's Air Force unveiled on Tuesday what it said was a vast military facility built "hundreds of meters" beneath a mountain in an undisclosed location in the country.

In a detailed report, the state broadcaster aired videos of the center, dubbed Eagle 44, where fighter jets, bombers and drones are being stored, as they were said to be practicing thwarting enemy attacks on a regular basis.   

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