Archive "Defense"

Iran among World’s Top Radar Producers: Commander

Iran among World’s Top Radar Producers: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran ranks among the world’s top six countries manufacturing radars, thanks to its local experts, Iran’s Air Defense Commander Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said. The young forces in Iran’s Air Defense, military industries and universities have put the country among the top six manufacturers of radars in the world, General Esmaili said on...

Iran’s Top General: Any Offensive to Cost Aggressors Dearly

Iran’s Top General: Any Offensive to Cost Aggressors Dearly

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces cautioned the foes against the heavy costs they would have to pay in case of any military action against Iran, saying they won’t be the one deciding when and how to end such a war, which would not remain confined to Iran’s borders. “If they (enemies of Iran) begin an invasion, they will not be able to end it, and...

Air Defense Top Priority of Iran’s Armed Forces: Top General

Air Defense Top Priority of Iran’s Armed Forces: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces described plans to boost the country’s air defense capabilities as the number one priority, saying the significant progress in that sphere has turned Iran’s airspace into one of the safest in the turbulent Middle East region. Building up air defense capabilities has been the main priority for the Iranian Armed Forces...

Commander Underlines Iranian Navy’s Mighty Presence in High Seas

Commander Underlines Iranian Navy’s Mighty Presence in High Seas

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy has maintained its powerful presence in international waters, carrying out overseas naval missions for nearly nine years, commander of the force stressed. Iran has proved its mighty naval presence in the high seas over the past nine years, while many believed that such presence would be temporary, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said in a military...

Iranian Flotilla Returns Home after Overseas Mission

Iranian Flotilla Returns Home after Overseas Mission

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Navy’s 47th flotilla came back to the country on Saturday after a mission that took more than two months. The naval flotilla, comprising Alborz destroyer and Bushehr warship, berthed at the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday morning.The flotilla had started its voyage on June 11. It went to Oman before sailing into the international waters...

Iran Eyes Exporting Military Equipment to Prevent Conflicts: Minister

Iran Eyes Exporting Military Equipment to Prevent Conflicts: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Defense Minister said many regional conflicts take place in countries that have weaknesses and, therefore, Iran’s Defense Ministry plans to export military equipment to prevent conflicts in the region. Today, the Defense Ministry supplies the needs of the country’s armed forces in all areas, Brigadier General Amir Hatami told the IRIB.“As we...

Iranian Submarine Being Tested: Minister

Iranian Submarine Being Tested: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s homegrown military submarine Fateh (Conquerer) has been put through tests for final results, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, the defense minister said the Iranian submarine is undergoing tests, whose results will determine when the vessel would enter service.The 527-ton Fateh submarine is considered a...

Iran Needs Stronger Air Defense: Defense Minister

Iran Needs Stronger Air Defense: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami stressed the need for a qualitative and quantitative boost to the country’s air defense capabilities. Iran needs to strengthen its air defense power in terms of quality and quantity at the low, medium and high altitudes, General Hatami told reporters on Tuesday.The Air Defense will focus more seriously on...

Iran Enjoying Most Secure Airspace in Middle East: Commander

Iran Enjoying Most Secure Airspace in Middle East: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili highlighted the effectiveness of the country’s integrated air defense network and said the Islamic Republic’s airspace is the most secure in the region. In a statement issued on Tuesday ahead of the upcoming anniversary of the establishment of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base,...

Iran Self-Sufficient in Repairing Naval Vessels: Official

Iran Self-Sufficient in Repairing Naval Vessels: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has acquired the expertise to carry out all maintenance and repair work on its naval watercraft, a deputy defense minister said. Speaking at an open session of the parliament on Tuesday, Deputy Defense Minister General Reza Talaee Nik said none of the country’s naval vessels are sent abroad for repair due to security concerns.Iranian technicians have the...