Archive "Defense"

Iran’s IRGC Forces Conduct Massive Drills in Northwestern Iran (+Video)

Iran’s IRGC Forces Conduct Massive Drills in Northwestern Iran (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force conducted large-scale drills in mountainous regions of Northwestern Iran in West Azarbaijan province. - Defense news - The wargames dubbed as 'Qadir' (aslo Ghadeer) is meant to cleanse the region of terrorist groups that might be hiding at the bordering areas of Bouralan region near the town of Maku in West...

Top General: Iran on Verge of Self-Sufficiency in Making Aircraft Engines

Top General: Iran on Verge of Self-Sufficiency in Making Aircraft Engines

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran is going to become fully self-sufficient in producing aircraft engines, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said. - Politics news - In a meeting with the Defense Ministry’s personnel on Saturday, Major General Baqeri highlighted the major advances that Iran has made in the military and defense sector,...

Iran to Unveil Advanced Homegrown Missile System This Month: Minister

Iran to Unveil Advanced Homegrown Missile System This Month: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the domestically-made long-range air defense missile system “Bavar-373” will be unveiled later this month. - Politics news - Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency on Wednesday, Brigadier General Hatami said the state-of-the-art air defense system will be unveiled on the National Day of the Defense...

2 IRGC Forces Martyred in Northwest Iran

2 IRGC Forces Martyred in Northwest Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has lost two forces in a clash with separatist groups in the northwesternmost corner of Iran. - Politics news - The two IRGC servicemen were martyred during clashes with terrorist separatists in the city of Maku, located in the province of West Azarbaijan near the common border with Turkey and the Republic of Azerbaijan. The...

Iranian Commander Attends Russia Navy Day Ceremony

Iranian Commander Attends Russia Navy Day Ceremony

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi took part in an event in St. Petersburg in celebration of Russia’s Navy Day. - Politics news - Heading a military delegation, Rear Admiral Khanzadi has participated in the Russian Navy Day celebrations in St. Petersburg, attended by representatives of 20 countries. The Iranian commander also visited a...

Commander: Iranian Fleet of Military Copters Strongest in Region

Commander: Iranian Fleet of Military Copters Strongest in Region

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A ranking Iranian Army commander said the country is in possession of the most powerful fleet of military helicopters in West Asia. - Politics news - Addressing the Friday prayers gathering in Tehran, Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force’s Airborne Division General Yousef Qorbani said Iran has the strongest fleet of helicopters in the Middle East. The...

Iran Geared Up for Int’l Army Games

Iran Geared Up for Int’l Army Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran will be hosting the deep diving and road patrol competitions of the International Army Games 2019, which are held in 10 different countries, an Iranian military official said. - Politics news - Director of the Physical Education Department of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said on Wednesday that the International Army Games 2019 will be held in 10...

IRGC Captures Foreign Tanker Smuggling Fuel in Persian Gulf

IRGC Captures Foreign Tanker Smuggling Fuel in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) seized a foreign oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was carrying one million liters of smuggled fuel. - Politics news - The IRGC Navy said in a statement on Thursday that the foreign tanker ship has been captured on Sunday, July 14, by the military vessels patrolling the first naval zone in the Persian Gulf as part of the...

IRGC Smashes Terrorist Team in Western Iran

IRGC Smashes Terrorist Team in Western Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force in an operation managed to destroy a foreign-backed terrorist team in the western province of Kermanshah. - Society/Culture news - “A terrorist group linked with the global arrogance (the US), who intended to cross the country’s western borders and carry out acts of sabotage and terrorism, was...

Iran’s IRGC Navy Rejects Claims on Attempting to Seize British Oil Tanker

Iran’s IRGC Navy Rejects Claims on Attempting to Seize British Oil Tanker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy dismissed as baseless claims that its forces have attempted to capture a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. - Politics news - “The IRGC Navy’s patrols in the Persian Gulf are being carried out according to routine methods and ordered missions with smartness, precision, and power,” the...