Archive "Defense"

Iran’s Power Forces Enemies Not to Speak of Military Option: IRGC Commander

Iran’s Power Forces Enemies Not to Speak of Military Option: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami highlighted Iran’s full preparedness to counter any foreign threats and said the Islamic Republic has become so powerful that the enemies cannot speak of military options any longer. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters in the central province of Markazi on Thursday evening, Major...

Iran’s Army to Fly Drones, Balloons for Arbaeen Security: General

Iran’s Army to Fly Drones, Balloons for Arbaeen Security: General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force unveiled plans for the employment of military drones and balloons to ensure the security of pilgrims visiting neighboring Iraq for Arbaeen. - Society/Culture news - Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Thursday, Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said the Army Ground Force is going to carry out regular plans for...

Iran’s Army Unveils Smart Robot Vehicle Able to Destroy Enemy Tank (+Video)

Iran’s Army Unveils Smart Robot Vehicle Able to Destroy Enemy Tank (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iranian Army unveiled new domestically-made light weight smart robot dubbed Heidar 1 on Thursday, which is able to destroy enemy tanks in the battlefield. - Defense news - The smart remote-controlled robot moves on six active wheels and has the ability to carry explosive loads or light weight machine guns as well as turning 360°, and detecting obstacles in its...

Iranian Commander Warns of Shattering Blow to Aggressors

Iranian Commander Warns of Shattering Blow to Aggressors

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A ranking Iranian Army commander warned the enemies that any act of aggression against the Islamic Republic will draw a harsh response that would make them regret their move. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia Agency during a visit to Arak, Deputy Chief of Iran's Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Iran’s response to...

All IRGC Capacities to Be Used for Arbaeen Marches: Commander

All IRGC Capacities to Be Used for Arbaeen Marches: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami pledged that the IRGC would use all its capacities to provide services for Iranian pilgrims visiting neighboring Iraq during the Arbaeen season. - Society/Culture news - In a speech at the border city of Mehran on Thursday, Major General Salami hailed the Arbaeen marches staged by pilgrims...

Four Indigenous Shahed-Class Helicopters Delivered to IRGC (+Video)

Four Indigenous Shahed-Class Helicopters Delivered to IRGC (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Four home-made military helicopters were delivered to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) by the Iranian Defense Ministry on Monday. - Defense news - According to Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Qasem Taqizadeh, the helicopters have been designed and manufactured in cooperation with local knowledge-based companies, universities, research...

Iran’s Top General Due in Parliament Tuesday

Iran’s Top General Due in Parliament Tuesday

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri is slated to attend the parliament on Tuesday, a lawmaker said. - Politics news - Ahmad Amirabadi, a member of the presiding board of the parliament, told Press Shia Agency that Major General Baqeri would attend an open session of the parliament on Tuesday. Major General Baqeri...

Iran Holds Military Parades to Mark Sacred Defense Week (+Video)

Iran Holds Military Parades to Mark Sacred Defense Week (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iranian armed forces staged nationwide military parades on Sunday to mark the start of the Sacred Defense Week. - Defense news -  The parades, coupled with the showcase of Iran’s advanced military abilities, commemorate Iranians’ sacrifices during the eight-year Iraqi-imposed war in the...

Iran Holds Countrywide Military Parades to Mark Sacred Defense Week

Iran Holds Countrywide Military Parades to Mark Sacred Defense Week

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Armed Forces are staging countrywide military parades to mark the Sacred Defense Week on the 39th anniversary of the onset of the Iraqi imposed war on the Islamic Republic. - Defense news - In capital Tehran, the parades are being held at the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, south of the city. President Hassan Rouhani...

Ayatollah Khamenei’s Aide Vows Iran’s Large-Scale Response to Any US Plot

Ayatollah Khamenei’s Aide Vows Iran’s Large-Scale Response to Any US Plot

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military aide to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, warned that if the US thinks of any plots against Iran, the Islamic Republic will respond from an area extending from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean. - Politics news - “With the grace of God and thanks to the vigilance and patience of the great Iranian nation...