Archive "Defense"

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...

Boosting Iran’s Missile Power Has Nothing to Do with JCPOA: Commander

Boosting Iran’s Missile Power Has Nothing to Do with JCPOA: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri rejected as “untrue” some claims that the country’s efforts to increase its missile power have undermined the July 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers, known as JCPOA. “Upgrading Islamic Republic’s missile power is underway in line with the...

ICRC Lauds Iran’s Demining Efforts

ICRC Lauds Iran’s Demining Efforts

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Iran praised the Islamic Republic’s demining activities and programs, saying other countries contaminated by landmines could tap into Iran’s experiences. Addressing a meeting in Tehran, held to mark the International Mine Awareness Day, Florence Gillette commended Iran’s Defense...

Iran Unveils Minefield Simulator

Iran Unveils Minefield Simulator

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s defense minister on Tuesday unveiled a homegrown system that simulates conditions in a minefield, used for training demining teams. Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan unveiled the domestically developed simulator on the sidelines of a conference in Tehran marking the International Mine Awareness Day.The simulator is used for training demining teams and...

Iran’s Top Military Commander Urges Syrians’ Vigilance against Divisive Plots

Iran’s Top Military Commander Urges Syrians’ Vigilance against Divisive Plots

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Foreces Major General Mohammad Baqeri called on Syrian nation to maintain unity and reject divisive plots hatched by foreign enemies. Speaking at a meeting with his Syrian counterpart General Ali Abdullah Ayoub in Tehran on Monday, Baqeri denounced the attacks by the Israeli regime and US against the Arab country and underlined that...

US Lacks Courage to Attack Iran: IRGC General

US Lacks Courage to Attack Iran: IRGC General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy commander said Iran’s military capabilities have grown so enormously that the US would not dare to take action against the country. Although the US enmity towards Iran has been increasing day by day over the past years, Washington does not dare to take any military action against the Islamic Republic, Rear Admiral...