Archive "Defense"

Top Commander Warns of Enemy’s Soft War on Iran

Top Commander Warns of Enemy’s Soft War on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s highest ranking commander said that after realizing their plots to harm Iran militarily would get nowhere, the enemies have instead waged an extensive soft war against the country.  Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a Police exhibition in the western city of Kermanshah on Thursday, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General...

Iran Border Police Geared Up for Arbaeen Season

Iran Border Police Geared Up for Arbaeen Season

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Border Police commander said his forces are geared up to ensure the security of pilgrims planning to travel to Iraq for the Arbaeen mourning ceremony later this month. In comments on Wednesday, Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei said the Border Police troops are fully prepared to protect and ensure security of people at the common borders with Iraq at the annual...

Defense Minister: Iran Developing Homegrown Jet Trainer

Defense Minister: Iran Developing Homegrown Jet Trainer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the country is developing a new homegrown jet trainer, dubbed Kowsar-88. Addressing a conference on aerial power in Tehran on Tuesday, General Hatami said the new aircraft that will be used for training is being manufactured using local technologies and designs.Elsewhere, he highlighted the Defense...

Iran Not to Compromise on Security: Police Chief

Iran Not to Compromise on Security: Police Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari hailed the improved security situation in the country and said the Islamic Republic’s Armed Forces will not compromise on security. In a speech in Tehran Saturday morning on the occasion of the Police Week, Brigadier General Ashtari described the week as an opportunity to have more contacts with the people and...

Iran Unveils Water Bomber

Iran Unveils Water Bomber

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Ministry unveiled a water-bomber aircraft equipped with a homegrown system used for aerial firefighting. In a ceremony on Saturday, a plane-manufacturing subsidiary of the Defense Ministry unveiled the jet airliner that has been adapted to carry out aerial firefighting.The homegrown water bomber is employed for extinguishing wildfires and large-scale...

IRGC Kills Terror Group’s Number Two in SE Iran, Commander Says

IRGC Kills Terror Group’s Number Two in SE Iran, Commander Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said his forces have killed the second-in-command of the so-called ‘Jaish-ul-Adl’ terrorist group in the country’s southeast. In an operation in Saravan in Sistan and Balouchestan Province on Friday, the IRGC Ground Force's Quds Base managed to kill...

4 Terrorists Killed in Clash with IRGC Forces Southeast of Iran

4 Terrorists Killed in Clash with IRGC Forces Southeast of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force's Quds Base announced that its forces have smashed a foreign-backed terror cell, killing four terrorists in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan on Friday. Following an intelligence operation, the units of the IRGC Ground Force's Quds Base identified a terrorist cell “affiliated to the...

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...