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Iranian Commander Hails ‘Remarkable’ Capabilities of Armed Forces in Cyberspace

Iranian Commander Hails ‘Remarkable’ Capabilities of Armed Forces in Cyberspace

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan praised the country’s progress in various areas of teh defense industry and said the Armed Forces have “remarkable” capabilities to perform cyber offense and defense. “With the help of the country’s young scientists and knowledge-based companies, we have great...

Iran Immune to Military Threats: Commander

Iran Immune to Military Threats: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The high level of military readiness in Iran and the capabilities of the Armed Forces have made the country immune to any military threat, Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a military event in Iran’s northeastern city of Bojnourd on Wednesday, General Heidari said the Army...

UAV Base Unveiled in Iran

UAV Base Unveiled in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran unveiled an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) base for its fleet of drones which have given the country a remarkable capability in the fight against terrorists and protecting its borders. Commander of the Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Farzad Esmaili inaugurated the airstrip on Sunday, as the headquarters released a video of UAVs parked on the tarmac at the...

Air Defense at Front Line of Defending Iran: Leader

Air Defense at Front Line of Defending Iran: Leader

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the leading role that the Air Defense plays in safeguarding Iran, calling for efforts to unleash the potential of the country’s young talents and develop innovative plans in this field. The Iranian Air Defense is at the forefront of protection of Iran’s dignity and existence, Ayatollah...

General Shrugs Off US Push for Access to Iran’s Military Sites

General Shrugs Off US Push for Access to Iran’s Military Sites

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces slammed as “worthless” calls by the US administration for foreign access to Iran’s military bases, saying the Islamic Republic would not permit others to interfere in its defense affairs. “The Trump administration’s hullabaloo about controlling or visiting the Islamic Republic of Iran’s...

Iran Shoos Away US RQ-4 Global Hawk Drone

Iran Shoos Away US RQ-4 Global Hawk Drone

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Air Defense detected a US Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk drone last week and gave it a warning to stay away from the country’s airspace, a top commander said. Speaking at a televised program on Saturday night, Iran’s Air Defense Commander Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said the American RQ-4 drone was given a warning on August 26.Iran will never...

Iran among World’s Top Radar Producers: Commander

Iran among World’s Top Radar Producers: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran ranks among the world’s top six countries manufacturing radars, thanks to its local experts, Iran’s Air Defense Commander Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said. The young forces in Iran’s Air Defense, military industries and universities have put the country among the top six manufacturers of radars in the world, General Esmaili said on...

Iran’s Top General: Any Offensive to Cost Aggressors Dearly

Iran’s Top General: Any Offensive to Cost Aggressors Dearly

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces cautioned the foes against the heavy costs they would have to pay in case of any military action against Iran, saying they won’t be the one deciding when and how to end such a war, which would not remain confined to Iran’s borders. “If they (enemies of Iran) begin an invasion, they will not be able to end it, and...

Air Defense Top Priority of Iran’s Armed Forces: Top General

Air Defense Top Priority of Iran’s Armed Forces: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces described plans to boost the country’s air defense capabilities as the number one priority, saying the significant progress in that sphere has turned Iran’s airspace into one of the safest in the turbulent Middle East region. Building up air defense capabilities has been the main priority for the Iranian Armed Forces...

Commander Underlines Iranian Navy’s Mighty Presence in High Seas

Commander Underlines Iranian Navy’s Mighty Presence in High Seas

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy has maintained its powerful presence in international waters, carrying out overseas naval missions for nearly nine years, commander of the force stressed. Iran has proved its mighty naval presence in the high seas over the past nine years, while many believed that such presence would be temporary, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said in a military...