Archive "Defense"

Russia to Open Air Defense Services Center in Iran: Official

Russia to Open Air Defense Services Center in Iran: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Russia will open a special service center in Iran offering after-sale assistance for air defense systems, Russia’s Presidential Aide for Military Cooperation Vladimir Kozhin said. "We are creating a special service center in Iran, where we supplied our air defense equipment," Kozhin said, Vestnik Kavkaza website reported on Monday.He further said that the...

IRGC Foils Suicide Attack on Border Post in Southeast Iran

IRGC Foils Suicide Attack on Border Post in Southeast Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force’s troops killed two suicide attackers in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan before the terrorists could storm a border post with their explosive-laden vehicle. The IRGC Ground Force’s Quds Base said in a statement that its servicemen at a border post in the Saravan region successfully...

Iran Ready to Help Afghanistan in Anti-Terror Fight: Defense Minister

Iran Ready to Help Afghanistan in Anti-Terror Fight: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s support for peace and security in neighboring countries, Afghanistan in particular, saying Tehran is ready to help Kabul in its efforts to combat terrorism. “The Islamic Republic of Iran wholeheartedly seeks peace, stability, calm and security for all neighboring...

IRGC Commander Hails Iran’s Progress in Defense Technologies

IRGC Commander Hails Iran’s Progress in Defense Technologies

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami praised Iran’s self-sufficiency in producing military hardware and said the country is at the cutting edge of modern technologies in the defense field. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a visit to an exhibition of the IRGC’s advanced military products in...

Top Afghan Military Delegation in Iran for Talks

Top Afghan Military Delegation in Iran for Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A ranking military delegation from Afghanistan has visited Iran for talks on the bilateral relations, defense cooperation and border issues. The visiting delegation, led by Afghan Deputy Ministry of Defense for Policy and Strategy Tamim Assi, had a meeting with Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces for International Affairs General Qadir Nezami in Tehran on...

Attempts to Limit Iran’s Power Backfire: IRGC General

Attempts to Limit Iran’s Power Backfire: IRGC General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The hostile plots to place constraints on Iran’s military programs would encourage the Armed Forces to enhance their capabilities, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force said. Addressing a ceremony in Tehran on Wednesday, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh made it clear to the enemies that their hostile plots to limit...

IRGC Showcases Latest Achievements

IRGC Showcases Latest Achievements

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps held an exhibition of its latest achievements in various fields of the military industry. Lieutenant Commander of the IRGC Brigadier General Hossein Salami inaugurated an exhibition of IRGC products in Tehran on Wednesday morning.The latest achievements of the IRGC experts have been put on display in the event, including the gear...

Iranian Naval Fleet Berths at Indian Port

Iranian Naval Fleet Berths at Indian Port

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy’s 50th flotilla of warships docked at India’s port of Mumbai on Tuesday as part of efforts to boost military ties between the navies of the two countries. According to the Navy’s public relations office, the operational-training naval fleet, comprising Shahid Naghdi and Bayandor destroyers and Tonb logistic-military warship, has traveled to...

US Making Economic War on Iran: General

US Making Economic War on Iran: General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The US government has formally waged an economic war against Iran, with its Treasury Department serving as the war headquarters and dollar being used as the pivotal weapon, Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said. Addressing a conference on civil defense tactics in the banking industry, held in Tehran on Tuesday,...

Nobody Allowed to Negotiate with Foreigners about Iran’s Missile Power: Commander

Nobody Allowed to Negotiate with Foreigners about Iran’s Missile Power: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said no one has the right to hold talks with foreigners about the Islamic Republic’s missile power. The country’s defense power will increase without any pause and foreigners should not interfere in the issue, Brigadier General Jazayeri said on Monday.“In today’s...