Archive "Defense"

Iran Unveils New Military Geography Projects

Iran Unveils New Military Geography Projects

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s defense minister on Monday unveiled three strategic projects developed by the local experts at the military geography institutes. During an event in Tehran, Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan unveiled the new projects, including Iran’s first domestic geoportal, a system for calibration of satellite altimetry, and the first phase of a local network of...

US Exit, Sole Path to Peace in Region: Iranian General

US Exit, Sole Path to Peace in Region: Iranian General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian military official scorned the US secretary of state’s ignorance of Iran’s policies and positons after Tillerson’s call for a shift in Tehran’s conduct during President Rouhani’s second term, saying the only way to peace in the Middle East is a pull-out of Americans. In comments on Sunday, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces...

Iran’s Defense Minister Brushes Off New US Sanctions

Iran’s Defense Minister Brushes Off New US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan shrugged off the recent US measure to impose new sanctions on Iranian officials and companies, stressing that Tehran will press ahead with its missile program regardless of what others may want. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Friday, after casting his ballot in the presidential election, Brigadier General...

New Systems Enter Service in Iran Air Defense Force: Commander

New Systems Enter Service in Iran Air Defense Force: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili hailed the country’s recent achievements in the area of air defense as “eye-catching” and said new advanced systems have joined the Islamic Republic’s air defense network. “The Air Defense has made eye-catching achievements in the area of detection and surveillance radars as well...

Commander Underlines Iran’s Deterrent Power

Commander Underlines Iran’s Deterrent Power

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi highlighted Iran’s deterrent might and said enhancing the country’s defense capabilities continues ceaselessly. “In the years following the victory of the Islamic Revolution, the process of boosting our defense might has always continued and, with the grace of God, our deterrent...

Top General Warns Enemies of Consequences of Sea Battle with Iran

Top General Warns Enemies of Consequences of Sea Battle with Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces cautioned the enemies, the US in particular, against the severe damage they will have to suffer in case of a naval warfare against Iran. The US government has continuously made threats against Iran since the victory of the Islamic Revolution, and those threats have been mainly “sea-based”, Major General Mohammad...

Iran’s Defense Ministry Unveils New Homegrown Rifles

Iran’s Defense Ministry Unveils New Homegrown Rifles

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Defense Ministry on Monday unveiled several state-of-the-art domestically made military products, including an advanced sniper rifle and a new type of Kalashnikov rifle, AK-133. They were put on display in a ceremony held in Tehran on Monday with Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan in attendance.The weapons, designed and manufactured by Iranian...

Top General Vows Iran’s Crushing Response in Case of Enemy Miscalculation

Top General Vows Iran’s Crushing Response in Case of Enemy Miscalculation

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces warned the enemies against any miscalculation to attack Iran, reminding them to brace themselves for a humiliating defeat at a theater to be defined by the Islamic Republic. “The enemies should know that any miscalculation or merest aggression against the Islamic Establishment or territories will draw a prompt, decisive and...

Iran’s Defense Minister Warns Saudis of Harsh Reaction

Iran’s Defense Minister Warns Saudis of Harsh Reaction

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Nowhere in Saudi Arabia, except the Muslim holy sites, will remain intact if the Riyadh regime takes any “ignorant” move against Iran, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan warned after a Saudi prince’s recent rhetoric against Tehran. Asked by Arabic-language Al-Manar TV about Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman’s recent...

Top General Slams Saudi Prince for Anti-Iran Comments

Top General Slams Saudi Prince for Anti-Iran Comments

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The deputy chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces denounced anti-Tehran comments made by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying the Riyadh regime is implementing the US and Israeli policies in the Middle East. Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri rejected recent remarks made by Salman, who is also the Saudi defense minister, saying the...