Archive "Defense"

Defense Minister Warns Israel against Regrettable Consequences of Hostility toward Iran

Defense Minister Warns Israel against Regrettable Consequences of Hostility toward Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remarks against Tehran and warned that if the Israeli officials do not refrain from plotting against the Islamic Republic, they will definitely regret it. In a speech in Tehran on Tuesday, Brigadier General Hatami denounced Monday’s comments by Netanyahu...

Commander: Iran Detecting Aerial Threats Beyond Borders

Commander: Iran Detecting Aerial Threats Beyond Borders

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has acquired such advanced homegrown air defense equipment that it can detect and counter threats far beyond its boundaries, a top commander said. Iran’s Air Defense is capable of detecting any hostile move outside the borders, Lieutenant Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base General Ali Reza Sabahi-Fard said Sunday.The Air Defense is now producing...

Most IRGC Navy Capabilities Unrevealed: Iranian Commander

Most IRGC Navy Capabilities Unrevealed: Iranian Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi hailed his forces’ growing military power as incomparable to the past and said most of the IRGC Navy’s capabilities have not been disclosed yet. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Rear Admiral Fadavi pointed to the IRGC Navy’s military preparedness in the face of foreign...

Iranian Armed Forces Capable of Protecting Regional Security: Minister

Iranian Armed Forces Capable of Protecting Regional Security: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s military power and said the Armed Forces are able not only to protect the Islamic Republic’ territorial integrity but also to safeguard the security of the region.    In a speech in Tehran on Sunday, Brigadier General Hatami hailed the deterrent power of the Iranian Armed...

Western Calls for Talks with Iran on Missiles Nothing New: Commander

Western Calls for Talks with Iran on Missiles Nothing New: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi denounced recent Western requests for talks with the Islamic Republic on the country’s missile power as “nothing new” and reaffirmed that the issue will never be subject to negotiation.   Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Saturday, Major General Mousavi deplored recent remarks made by some European...

India Eyes Enhanced Naval Ties with Iran

India Eyes Enhanced Naval Ties with Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – India’s Navy Commander Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba expressed his country’s eagerness to broaden military cooperation with Iran. In a meeting with Iran’s Deputy Defense Minister General Qassem Taqizade in Tehran, the Indian Navy commander voiced readiness for programs to boost naval cooperation with Iran, such as the exchange of military delegations.Hailing...

Growing Consensus on IONS Coalition: Iranian Commander

Growing Consensus on IONS Coalition: Iranian Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Navy commander said the majority of member states of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) agree on the formation of a joint military coalition. In comments on Tuesday, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi pointed to his bilateral meetings with the foreign military officials attending the IONS 2018 in Tehran, saying most of the member states are in favor...

Iranian Commander Urges Joint Military Drills with Pakistan

Iranian Commander Urges Joint Military Drills with Pakistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy Chief of Iran's Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari hailed the country’s growing military ties with neighboring Pakistan and called for joint drills between the armed forces of the two nations. Speaking at a meeting with Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Tehran on Tuesday, Rear Admiral Sayyari said...

Iranian Commanders, IONS Guests Hold Talks in Tehran

Iranian Commanders, IONS Guests Hold Talks in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Senior Iranian military commanders held separate meetings with foreign military officials attending the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) 2018 in Tehran for talks on naval cooperation and international issues. The IONS 2018, attended by high-ranking delegations from 35 countries, began on Monday morning with an opening speech by Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed...

Iranian Navy Commander Meets Foreign Military Delegations in Tehran

Iranian Navy Commander Meets Foreign Military Delegations in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi held talks with senior military commanders from Russia, China, Turkey, and Bangladesh on developing bilateral cooperation. Rear Admiral Khanzadi on Monday held separate meetings with the commander of the Bangladesh Navy, the lieutenant commander of the Turkish Navy, the commander of the southern fleet of the Russian...