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Iranian Army Unveils Advanced Homegrown Gears

Iranian Army Unveils Advanced Homegrown Gears

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Army’s Ground Force on Wednesday unveiled a number of domestically made state-of-the-art military gears, including a jamming device that can be installed on drones. The latest military achievements were unveiled in a ceremony in Tehran on Wednesday attended by Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari.Among the...

Iranian Armed Forces’ Power Struck Fear in Hearts of Enemies: IRGC

Iranian Armed Forces’ Power Struck Fear in Hearts of Enemies: IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), in a statement on Tuesday, underlined Iran’s military might and said enemies are so frightened by the Iranian Armed Forces’ power that they cannot carry out their “harsh threats” against the country. “Three decades after the imposed and all-out war of the global arrogance against the Islamic Revolution and the...

Defense Minister Vows Severe Response to Ahvaz Terror Attack

Defense Minister Vows Severe Response to Ahvaz Terror Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Defense minister of Iran warned those behind a recent terrorist attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz that they will have to face Iran’s severe reaction. In comments on Sunday, Brigadier General Amir Hatami expressed condolences over deaths of civilians and military forces in the September 22 terrorist attack in the southwestern...

People Killed in Terrorist Attack during Parades in Southwestern Iran

People Killed in Terrorist Attack during Parades in Southwestern Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Armed militants on Saturday morning attacked a military ceremony in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz, the provincial capital city of Khuzestan. During the military parade in Ahvaz which was staged concurrently with nationwide military parades on Saturday to mark Sacred Defense Week, the Takfiri militants fired at the people participating in the...

IRGC Rejects Report on Border Clash in SE Iran

IRGC Rejects Report on Border Clash in SE Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force's Quds Base dismissed as baseless reports on a clash between its forces and terrorists in Iran’s southeastern border of Mirjaveh. The Public Relations Department of the IRGC Ground Force's Quds Base, in a statement on Friday, rejected any clashes along borders of the southeastern province of Sistan and...

Iran Makes Waterjet Engine

Iran Makes Waterjet Engine

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Defense Ministry has developed a homegrown waterjet for marine propulsion and a diesel engine for trains, an official said Tuesday. In comments on Tuesday, Head of the Iranian Defense Ministry’s Organization of Naval Industries Rear Admiral Rastegari said his organization will unveil the two new homegrown propulsion systems by March 2019, including a...

Spokesman Slams French FM’s Remarks on Iran’s Missile Program

Spokesman Slams French FM’s Remarks on Iran’s Missile Program

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi criticized French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s Thursday remarks about Iran’s missile program and said such “unwarranted concerns” are rooted in his “wrong perceptions” of the program. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has repeatedly declared its clear and transparent stance on unwarranted concerns...

Commander Lauds Air Defense Base’s Power to Protect Iranian Airspace

Commander Lauds Air Defense Base’s Power to Protect Iranian Airspace

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi underlined the power of the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base (the central headquarters of Iran’s Air Defense) and said the country’s airspace is protected by “the impenetrable wall’ of the base. In a message released on Friday, Major General Mousavi offered his congratulations over the 10th anniversary of...

Anti-Revolutionary Groups’ Activities along Borders Always Foiled: Iran Police Chief

Anti-Revolutionary Groups’ Activities along Borders Always Foiled: Iran Police Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari highlighted the good security situation in the Islamic Republic and said the activities of anti-revolutionary groups in border areas have been foiled by the country’s Armed Forces. “The Islamic Republic of Iran is enjoying good security despite having 8,755 km of water and land borders...

Iraqi Border Police Chief Lauds Iran’s Assistance

Iraqi Border Police Chief Lauds Iran’s Assistance

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of Iraq’s Border Police General Hamid Abdullah Ibrahim praised Iran for the security assistance it has given the Baghdad government, saying the two countries’ common borders have been quite safe during Iraq’s exhausting fight against the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group. In a Sunday meeting with Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari,...