Archive "Defense"

Iran’s Army to Equip Rapid Reaction Units with Advanced Gears: Commander

Iran’s Army to Equip Rapid Reaction Units with Advanced Gears: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said the army plans to equip its Rapid Reaction Units with state of the art gears in the current Iranian year that started on March 21. Addressing a gathering of the commanders and personnel of the Army Ground Force in Tehran on Saturday, Brigadier General Heidari highlighted the...

Iran Eyes Close Military Ties with Pakistan

Iran Eyes Close Military Ties with Pakistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Minister called for the enhancement of military cooperation with Pakistan, saying close interaction between the two neighbors would contribute to regional peace and stability. In a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart in Moscow, Brigadier General Amir Hatami called for closer military and defense cooperation with Pakistan, which he said has an...

Officials Discuss Iran-Russia Defense Ties

Officials Discuss Iran-Russia Defense Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Senior officials from Iran and Russia met in Moscow to weigh plans for closer military and defense cooperation between the two countries. In the meeting at the Russian Prime Minister’s office on Wednesday, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Dmitry Rogozin, deputy prime minister of Russia in charge of defense industry, called for the expansion...

IRGC Says Ready to Help Palestinians Restore Their Rights

IRGC Says Ready to Help Palestinians Restore Their Rights

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) voiced readiness to provide whatever support is necessary to the Palestinian people in the face of the Israeli regime’s ongoing crimes in occupied territories. In a statement released on Saturday, the IRGC strongly condemned the heinous crimes against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, and said, "The Islamic Revolution...

Iranian Armed Forces Prepared to Defend Islamic Revolution’s Achievements: General Staff

Iranian Armed Forces Prepared to Defend Islamic Revolution’s Achievements: General Staff

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces highlighted the country’s achievements in countering enemies’ conspiracies and threats in the years after 1979 Islamic Revolution and said the Armed Forces are fully prepared to defend the achievements. In a statement released on Wednesday ahead of the Islamic Republic Day, which falls on April 1 this year, the General...

Iran’s Defense Minister Due in Russia Next Week

Iran’s Defense Minister Due in Russia Next Week

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami plans to travel to Moscow next week to take part in an international security conference. During the visit, which will be made at the invitation of Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, General Hatami will take part in the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS).On the sidelines of the...

Iran Army Chief Highlights Popular Support for Sacred Defense Goals

Iran Army Chief Highlights Popular Support for Sacred Defense Goals

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian nation’s allegiance to the Islamic Revolution’s goals and legacy of devotion left by the Sacred Defense would guarantee defeat of the US and termination of the Israeli regime in less than 25 years, Iran's Army chief said. Speaking to Press Shia Agency in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan on Saturday, Major General Abdolrahim...

Iranian Borders Fully Secure: Police Chief

Iranian Borders Fully Secure: Police Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of Iran's Police gave an assurance that full security prevails along the country’s borders, saying his forces work in cooperation with the Army and IRGC troops at the border areas. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Tuesday, Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari hailed the perfect security along the country’s borders, saying the police forces are fully...

Iranian Navy’s 50th Flotilla Back Home after Overseas Mission

Iranian Navy’s 50th Flotilla Back Home after Overseas Mission

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The 50th fleet of warships of the Iranian Navy returned to the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday after completing an operational-training mission that took 45 days to complete. The naval fleet, comprising Shahid Naghdi and Bayandor destroyers and Tonb logistic-military warship, berthed at Bandar Abbas on Saturday morning and was welcomed in a ceremony...

Iranian Military Team Visits Turkey

Iranian Military Team Visits Turkey

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian military delegation led by a deputy defense minister visited Ankara for talks with ranking Turkish military officials on various issues, including closer military cooperation for regional peace. The Iranian delegation, led by Deputy Defense Minister General Mohammad Ahadi, held separate meetings with Turkish military authorities in Ankara on Wednesday.In a...