Archive "Defense"

Video Shows Iranian Toofan Anti-Armor Missile Production Line (+Video)

Video Shows Iranian Toofan Anti-Armor Missile Production Line (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Toofan anti-armor missile system is a laser-guided system with the ability to strike at low-flying aerial targets, which is manufactured by the Iranian Defense Ministry experts and is a copy of TOW missile system. The missile, which has a high accuracy in reaching its targets, has been designed and manufactured in various models for the destruction of all types of armored...

Defense Minister: Iran Capable of Exporting Radar Systems

Defense Minister: Iran Capable of Exporting Radar Systems

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s defense minister said the country has made such great advances in producing radar systems that a number of foreign countries have shown interest in importing Iranian products. Speaking at a TV program on Saturday night, Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Iran has made great progress in developing electronic warfare systems and radars with various...

Commander Highlights Good Security along Iran-Iraq Borders

Commander Highlights Good Security along Iran-Iraq Borders

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Iran’s Border Police Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei described the current security situation of the common borders with Iraq as good and said grounds are provided for Iranian pilgrims to go to Iraq for Arbaeen rituals. “Today, we are witnessing the highest level of unity between the nations and statesmen of Iran and Iraq,” Brigadier...

Iran’s Intelligence Forces Smash 3 Terrorist Cells in Southwestern Province

Iran’s Intelligence Forces Smash 3 Terrorist Cells in Southwestern Province

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi said the country's security forces have managed to disband three terrorist cells in the southwestern province of Khuzestan. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of his visit to the border crossing of Shalamcheh in Khuzestan on Tuesday, Alawi said over the past couple of days, three terrorist teams have been...

Iran’s Army Steps Up Border Presence, Offers Services for Arbaeen Pilgrims

Iran’s Army Steps Up Border Presence, Offers Services for Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Army has dispatched combat and civilian service units to the country’s common border with Iraq in order to ensure the security of Arbaeen pilgrims and provide them with a range of services, a commander said. In comments on Monday, the deputy commander of the Army’s Western Base said “rapid reaction and modern warfare units” have...

No Security Problem in Borders with Iraq ahead of Arbaeen: Iran’s Police Chief

No Security Problem in Borders with Iraq ahead of Arbaeen: Iran’s Police Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari highlighted the facilities provided for pilgrims visiting Iraq during Arbaeen season and said no security problem has been reported along the common borders with the Arab country so far. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of his visit to the southwestern border crossing of Shalamcheh on Sunday, Brigadier...

Iran to Host CISM Archery Games

Iran to Host CISM Archery Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Army is going to host the first edition of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) archery competitions in November, a top commander said. In comments on Wednesday, Deputy Chief of Iran's Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the CISM archery games will be held at Tehran’s Azadi sports complex on November...

Iran Ready for Joint Action with Pakistan to Free Abducted Forces: Commander

Iran Ready for Joint Action with Pakistan to Free Abducted Forces: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said Iran is ready for joint operations with Pakistan’s army to secure the release of its border guards who have been kidnapped on the country’s border with Pakistan. The IRGC Ground Force said on Tuesday that a number of its troops and local Basij forces had...

Iran’s Bavar-373 Missile System Has Vertical Launchers, Commander Confirms

Iran’s Bavar-373 Missile System Has Vertical Launchers, Commander Confirms

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian military official confirmed that Bavar-373, Iran’s homegrown long-range air defense missile system, is equipped with vertical launching systems (VLS). The sophisticated homegrown air defense system that includes various components is undergoing complicated tests, he said, adding that efforts are underway to bring it into service by the end of...

IRGC General: Iran Stronger than Ever

IRGC General: Iran Stronger than Ever

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The deputy chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran’s might and said the country has defeated all hostile plots, including the economic pressures. In comments on Thursday, IRGC Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami said the enemies of Iran might look powerful, but they are rusty and worn inside and are at low ebb.“We are...