Archive "Defense"

Bright Objects Spotted in Sky over Southern Iran Were US, Russian Missiles: Commander

Bright Objects Spotted in Sky over Southern Iran Were US, Russian Missiles: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The mysterious bright objects that were seen in the sky over southern Iran were a US missile carrying a spy satellite and a Russian missile both of which were not in Iranian airspace, a top Iranian Air Defense commander said. The bright lights seen tonight in the sky over some southern parts of the country were caused by “the missile of the second US spy...

Iran Employing Latest Missile Technologies: IRGC Commander

Iran Employing Latest Missile Technologies: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri praised the country’s growing military power and said the Islamic Republic has the latest technologies in the missile sector. In remarks released late on Monday, Brigadier General Jazayeri pointed to recent harsh remarks made by US President Donald Trump against Iran and said the...

No Hiatus in Iran’s Missile Industry: IRGC Commander

No Hiatus in Iran’s Missile Industry: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s local experts have acquired such advanced technical expertise in the production of missiles that the country’s missile industry would not be brought to a halt under any foreign sanctions whatsoever, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force said. Speaking at a cultural ceremony in the city of Qom on Monday, Brigadier General Amir Ali...

Iranian Naval Flotilla Heads for Russia’s Makhachkala

Iranian Naval Flotilla Heads for Russia’s Makhachkala

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy’s sixth peace and friendship flotilla began on Saturday a voyage to Russia’s coastal city of Makhachkala, the capital city of the Republic of Dagestan. Speaking at a see-off ceremony in the northern port city of Bandar Anzali on Saturday, Commander of the Navy's Caspian flotilla, Admiral Ahmad Reza Baqeri, said the naval fleet is comprised of...

General Vows Iran’s Push to Boost Defense Power after Trump’s Speech

General Vows Iran’s Push to Boost Defense Power after Trump’s Speech

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces reaffirmed the country’s commitment to strengthening its defense capabilities to counter the “corrupt American regime” after US President Donald Trump’s Friday speech against the Islamic Republic. The corrupt and evil US administration should know that the Iranian Armed Forces will keep boosting the country’s...

Iranian Commander to Visit Italy for Naval Conference

Iranian Commander to Visit Italy for Naval Conference

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said he will pay a visit to Italy to attend a naval conference and provide the European country with Iran’s experience in ensuring security in high-risk maritime zones, like the Gulf of Aden. The top Iranian commander said on Friday that he will soon make a trip to Italy for a naval conference, pointing to close...

Iran Not to Welcome Wars But to Make Aggressors Regret: IRGC Commander

Iran Not to Welcome Wars But to Make Aggressors Regret: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Brigadier General Esmail Qa’ani underlined that although Iran is not a warmonger, it will make any aggressor regret its aggression. Addressing a ceremony in the northern city of Damghan in Semnan Province on Friday, Brigadier General Qa’ani slammed recent comments made by US...

Iranian Flotilla to Set Sail for Russian City Tomorrow: Commander

Iranian Flotilla to Set Sail for Russian City Tomorrow: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that a flotilla of warships from the Navy would begin on Saturday a voyage to Russia’s coastal city of Makhachkala, the capital city of the Republic of Dagestan. In remarks released on Friday, Admiral Sayyari said the naval fleet that is comprised of Damavand destroyer and Paykan missile-launching...

Army Backs IRGC, Says Iranian Armed Forces Unified

Army Backs IRGC, Says Iranian Armed Forces Unified

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Army gave its strong support for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps after the US administration’s hawkish stances toward the IRGC, saying all Iranian Armed Forces are unified in defending the country and fighting against terrorism. In a statement on Thursday, the Iranian Army hit back at the US administration for its ill-advised remarks about the IRGC and the...

IRGC at Forefront of Anti-Terror Fight: Iran’s Defense Minister

IRGC at Forefront of Anti-Terror Fight: Iran’s Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami warned against a US plan to label the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terror group, stressing the IRGC is at the forefront of the fight against terrorism. “The IRGC is the most powerful anti-terror organization and is at the forefront of fighting terrorism,” General Hatami said on...