Archive "Defense"

Iranian Forces Prepared to Deal Crushing Response to Aggressors: Commander

Iranian Forces Prepared to Deal Crushing Response to Aggressors: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari highlighted the preparedness of his forces in the face of foreign threats and said the Islamic Republic’s Armed Forces will powerfully confront aggressors. Speaking to reporters in the northeastern city of Mashhad on Sunday, Brigadier General Heidari hailed a recent missile attack on Daesh...

Iranian Version of Phalanx CIWS in Testing Phases: Commander

Iranian Version of Phalanx CIWS in Testing Phases: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy’s indigenized version of the Phalanx, a close-in weapon system (CIWS) on military vessels used for defense against anti-ship missiles, is undergoing tests, a top Navy commander said. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi pointed to the manufacturing process of the Iranian version of the CIWS and said it has not been...

Any Move against Iran Vessels to Cost Aggressors Dearly: Commander

Any Move against Iran Vessels to Cost Aggressors Dearly: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy commander warned the enemies of the heavy costs they would have to pay in case of any act of aggression against Iran’s watercraft in international waters, saying scores of IRGC vessels patrol the country’s southern waters around the clock. “No one in the world dares to look askance at our (Iranian) ships,” Rear...

Spare No Effort to Boost Missile Power, Ayatollah Khamenei Tells IRGC

Spare No Effort to Boost Missile Power, Ayatollah Khamenei Tells IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Just hours after a June 18 missile attack the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) carried out against terrorists in Syria, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution praised the excellent move and called on the IRGC to spare no effort to enhance its missile capabilities. “Your job was splendid. May God accept it from you. This is a an act of worship in (the...

Iran’s Homegrown Missile System to Become Operational Next Year

Iran’s Homegrown Missile System to Become Operational Next Year

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s homegrown long-range air defense missile system dubbed “Bavar-373” is planned to come into operation in the next Iranian year (begins on March 21, 2018), Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili announced. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Wednesday, Brigadier General Esmaili pointed to the employment of the...

Commander Lauds IRGC’s Role in Protecting Iran’s Borders

Commander Lauds IRGC’s Role in Protecting Iran’s Borders

SHIRAZ (Press Shia Agency) – Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami praised the military might of the IRGC Ground Force, saying the forces have made the country’s borders “immune” from infiltration of foreigners.   “Today, with the grace of God and thanks to the round-the-clock efforts made by the IRGC Ground...

Iranian Army to Receive Advanced Homegrown Tank Soon: Commander

Iranian Army to Receive Advanced Homegrown Tank Soon: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said the country’s state-of-the-art tank dubbed “Karrar” that has been designed and manufactured by domestic experts will be delivered to his forces in the near future. Speaking to the Press Shia Agency News Agency, Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari pointed to the process of delivering...

Iran Fighter Jets Join Caspian Naval Drill

Iran Fighter Jets Join Caspian Naval Drill

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Air Force has dispatched a number of its warplanes to the Caspian Sea for participation in a massive naval exercise, a Navy commander said. A number of F-4 Phantom fighter jets have taken part in the Iranian Navy’s drill in the Caspian Sea, Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi told Press Shia Agency.Code-named “Sustainable Security and Power...

Iranian Navy to Test New Gears in Caspian Sea Drills: Commander

Iranian Navy to Test New Gears in Caspian Sea Drills: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy Commander of Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi said the naval forces are planned to test the country’s new weapons and military equipment in the ongoing military drills in northern Iran.   The war game code-named “Sustainable Security and Power 96” is part of annual exercises of the Nay in the waters of the Caspian Sea, Admiral...

Iranian Navy Kicks Off Massive Drills in Northern Waters

Iranian Navy Kicks Off Massive Drills in Northern Waters

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Navy on Sunday began massive military exercises in waters of the Caspian Sea north of the country. A huge number of naval forces aboard destroyers and military vessels are taking part in the drills, code-named “Sustainable Security and Power 96”.During the five-day maneuver, new weapons, military systems, and equipment manufactured by the...