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Iranian Naval Flotilla Docks at Bangladesh Port after Drill

Iranian Naval Flotilla Docks at Bangladesh Port after Drill

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy’s 49th flotilla of warships berthed at Bangladesh’s port city of Chittagong after taking part in the world’s largest maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal. The Iranian flotilla, comprising Sablan destroyer and Bandar Abbas logistic-combat warship, arrived in Chittagong, a major port city and financial center in southeastern Bangladesh at the Bay of...

Production of Nuclear Propulsion Systems on Agenda of Iranian Navy: Commander

Production of Nuclear Propulsion Systems on Agenda of Iranian Navy: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The commander of the Iranian Navy said the Navy has put the production of nuclear propulsion systems on its agenda. Speaking in a televised interview on Wednesday night, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said one of the major tasks of the Navy is to defend the country in times of war.He added that one of the important tools to carry out this task is employing submarine...

Bangladesh Navy Lauds Iran’s Efforts to Secure Int’l Waters

Bangladesh Navy Lauds Iran’s Efforts to Secure Int’l Waters

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Bangladesh Navy praised the Iranian Navy’s efforts to provide security for merchant ships and oil tankers sailing in international waters. In a statement on Wednesday, the Bangladesh Navy said in recent years, the Iranian Navy has increased its presence in maritime routes to protect merchant ships and oil tankers against pirates. The Iranian navy has extended...

General Stresses IRGC, Army’s Devotion to Public Service

General Stresses IRGC, Army’s Devotion to Public Service

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps are duty bound to work together to serve the nation, the IRGC chief asserted. In a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari and Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi weighed plans for closer coordination between their forces to purse the country’s defense...

Iran Unveils New Naval Gear

Iran Unveils New Naval Gear

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy on Wednesday unveiled several new military systems, equipment, and projects, including a homegrown type of torpedo fuel that only the US had the technical know-how to make. In a ceremony in Tehran, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi unveiled nine new achievements of local experts and officers.The products include a system for testing lightweight...

Leader Urges Boost to Iran’s Naval Power

Leader Urges Boost to Iran’s Naval Power

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for the expansion of the Iranian Navy’s capabilities by making use of the country’s advances in other sectors. The Navy should enhance its capabilities both in terms of military gear and combat power, Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with the Navy’s commanders and officials in Tehran on...

Iranian Tank ‘Karrar’ Ready for Use: Minister

Iranian Tank ‘Karrar’ Ready for Use: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian homegrown military tank Karrar is ready to be in service, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. In an interview with Press Shia Agency on Tuesday, the defense minister said Karrar is ready to be delivered to the Iranian armed forces.Karrar, a class of Iranian tanks with modern technologies, was unveiled in March.Iran’s former defense...

Adventurists in Persian Gulf Frustrated by Iran’s Naval Forces: Top General

Adventurists in Persian Gulf Frustrated by Iran’s Naval Forces: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said the strategy of close interaction between the naval forces of the Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has thwarted the plots of “arrogant powers and adventurists” in the Persian Gulf region. Iran’s deterrence and defense power in the sea is the outome of the coordination and synergy between the...

Iranian Navy Participating in Int’l Maritime Drills in Bangladesh

Iranian Navy Participating in Int’l Maritime Drills in Bangladesh

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise-2017 (IMMSAREX-17) started in the Bay of Bengal on Monday and the Iranian Navy’s 49th flotilla of warships is among those taking part in the drills. The Iranian naval fleet, comprising Sablan destroyer and Bandar Abbas logistic-combat warship, is participating in the international...

Over 10,000 Conex Boxes to Be Used as Temporary Shelters in Iran’s Quake-Hit Areas: Top General

Over 10,000 Conex Boxes to Be Used as Temporary Shelters in Iran’s Quake-Hit Areas: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said more than 10,000 Conex boxes will be used as temporary housing units for quake-hit people in the western province of Kermanshah by the next 45 days. Speaking to reporters on Sunday during a visit to Kermanshah, Major General Baqeri said military organizations and units,...