Iranian Navy Building 2 Large Naval Zones, 3 Bases on Makran Coasts: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the Navy has started the construction of two large naval zones and three bases on the coasts of Makran, located in southeast of the country. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Rear Admiral Sayyari highlighted the Navy’s development projects, saying […]

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New Iranian Army Generals Appointed by Leader

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei promoted Commander of Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan to lieutenant commander of the Iranian Army, and appointed a new commander to the vacant position. In a decree on Saturday, Imam Khamenei gave Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan the […]

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Russian Navy’s Research Vessel Berths at Iranian Port

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Russian Navy’s vessel, dubbed Yantar, utilized for oceanography and research projects, docked at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas, by the Persian Gulf, on Friday. According to Iran’s Navy, the move is part of joint efforts by Iran and Russia to boost naval cooperation and enhance maritime security […]

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Iran Boosts Air Defense Coverage during Arbaeen Procession

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A lieutenant commander of Iran’s Air Defense unveiled special plans to ensure the security of pilgrims performing religious rituals in Iraq on Arbaeen, including enhancement of radar coverage along Iran’s western borders. As millions of pilgrims flock to Iraq for Arbaeen mourning ceremony, Iran’s Air Defense will strengthen radar coverage in […]

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Iran to Unveil Homegrown Copter, Tank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Ministry is going to unveil a homegrown helicopter and an advanced tank in the near future, Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Wednesday. The Defense Ministry has plans to unveil ‘Saba-248’ helicopter and ‘Karrar’ advanced homegrown tank, General Dehqan told reporters on Wednesday, during a visit to the […]

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Iran, China to Form Joint Commission for Military Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – High-ranking military officials from Iran and China agreed on Monday to set up a joint commission between general staffs of the two countries as part of efforts to coordinate and boost interaction. Speaking to reporters in Tehran after a meeting with China’s Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan, Chief of Staff […]

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Iran Ready for Joint Military Drills with China: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri voiced the country’s willingness to hold joint military exercises with China, highlighting the resolve to develop “strategic relations” between Tehran and Beijing. “The People's Republic of China and its armed forces are among our very good friends, […]

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Iran, China Ink Deal on Defense Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The defense ministers of Iran and China signed an agreement in Tehran on Monday to enhance military and defense cooperation between the two countries. The agreement entails closer defense-military cooperation between Tehran and Beijing, sharing military experience, particularly in the field of training, as well as combatting terrorism and causes […]

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Top General Highlights Iran’s Missile Power

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said Iran has gained such great missile capabilities that enemies would not begin to contemplate attacking the country. “Our missile power has reached a point that the enemies cannot decide to invade,” the senior officer said at […]

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