Sofreh Mahi (Persian: Eagle ray) is an Iranian UCAV under development.. Little is known about the drone but scaled down mock ups shown during Iranian Army Day 2010 parade show that it has a flat diamond shape body with twin vertical stabilizers. First refers to the drone was given by Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Air Force General Aziz Nasirzadeh who reported that the first tests of the drone were finished.
Iran officially stated that it is working on a stealth UCAV named Sofreh Mahi in 2010-02-07. Iranian officials reported that the drone has a shape similar to the Eagle ray resulting in the drone being called the Sofreh Mahi (Eagle Ray in Persian). The Drone is also made out of special materials that absorb radar energy . These two features give it the ability to evade enemy radars.
General Aziz Nasirzadeh, Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Air Force, stated that the UAV 'Sofreh Mahi'(flatfish) has been designed and manufactured for reconnaissance and bombing missions, considering its radar-evading capability.
General Nasirzadeh also announced that once the aircraft passes further tests and its features and capabilities are completed, the Defense Ministry will begin production. 'Production of the actual size as well as mounting and testing weapons and a number of systems on the aircraft are the next phases before we can start its mass production', Nasirzadeh said.
In February 13-2011 Iran announced that it is going to build and test a real scale model of the plane. But it is a long process and can take a long time to be finished. Nasirzadeh said that It is just one of Iran's UAV projects and one of our goals is to produce such planes. Because the world is going into that point.