Archive "Defense"

Official Hails IRGC Efforts to Open 500-Bed Hospital in Eastern Tehran

Official Hails IRGC Efforts to Open 500-Bed Hospital in Eastern Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Dr. Alireza Zali, who is in charge of Tehran's Coronavirus Combat Headquarters, praised the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps for opening a 500-bed mobile hospital in the capital amid the country’s ongoing fight against the virus pandemic.   - Defense news - “This fully-equipped hospital has been launched by Ground Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps...

Iran’s Defense Ministry Makes Advanced COVID-19 Test Kits

Iran’s Defense Ministry Makes Advanced COVID-19 Test Kits

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ministry of Defense has developed the third generation of test kits for diagnosing the novel coronavirus, an official said. - Society/Culture news - Iranian scientists at the Defense Ministry have managed to produce the third generation of coronavirus tests kits that can detect targets in the RdRp gene, chief of the Defense Ministry’s Health, Medical and...

Some 70 Million Iranians Screened for Coronavirus: Official

Some 70 Million Iranians Screened for Coronavirus: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy commander of Iran’s Basij Force said around 70 million people across the country have been screened for the novel coronavirus in a plan implemented with the participation of over 50,000 teams from Basij. - Society/Culture news - Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Brigadier General Mohammad Hossein Sepehr highlighted the measures to contain the...

Iran Closely Monitoring US Military Moves in Region: Top General

Iran Closely Monitoring US Military Moves in Region: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the country’s military forces are closely monitoring all movements by the US military in the region. - Defense news - “What took place against US bases in Iraq in the past weeks was a natural reaction by Iraqi people to (Washington’s) evil act to assassinate Lieutenant...

Iran to Give ‘Destructive Response’ to Enemies’ Slightest Mistake: IRGC

Iran to Give ‘Destructive Response’ to Enemies’ Slightest Mistake: IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned that enemies will receive a crushing response in case of making the “slightest mistake” against Iran. - Defense news - “The slightest mistake by vicious and adventurist enemies at any point against the Islamic Republic of Iran will be their last mistake,” IRGC said in a Tuesday statement commemorating...

Iran Mass-Produces Homegrown Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19

Iran Mass-Produces Homegrown Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Ministry has begun the mass production of rapid coronavirus test kits which yield a faster result compared to PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) based kits. - Defense news - Brigadier General Mohammad Azizi Delshad, Head of the Industrial Research Office of the Armed Forces, said on Monday that the diagnostics tools will be able to determine within...

Over 58 Million Iranians Screened for COVID-19 Symptoms

Over 58 Million Iranians Screened for COVID-19 Symptoms

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – More than 58 million people have been screened for the new coronavirus symptoms as part of nation-wide efforts aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 across Iran, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said. - Defense news - Over 58 million people have so far beenscreened by Iranian specialists and under the...

IRGC Present to Defend Iranian Nation in All Conditions: Commander

IRGC Present to Defend Iranian Nation in All Conditions: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said it is the IRGC’s duty to be at the forefront of defending the Iranian nation in all circumstances and against anything that seeks to harm the nations. - Defense news - Speaking Saturday on the occasion of birthday anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite Imam, which...

Iran to Boost Missiles’ Speed, Explosive Power: Defense Minister

Iran to Boost Missiles’ Speed, Explosive Power: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the country is planning to increase the explosive power of its missile warheads while conducting research on boosting their speed. - Defense news - Announcing defense projects for the current Persian calendar year, which started last week, Hatami said that ground-to-ground missiles have reached...

IRGC’s Might, Influence Anger US, Iran’s Top General Says

IRGC’s Might, Influence Anger US, Iran’s Top General Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri described the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as creator of great opportunities out of threats and crises, saying the IRGC’s power and its strategic influence have angered the US and isolated Iran’s en - Defense news - Since the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the IRGC forces...