Archive "Defense"

Top General Warns Severe Revenge for Terror Attack in Iran

Top General Warns Severe Revenge for Terror Attack in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces warned the perpetrators of a recent attack on the IRGC forces in southeast Iran to expect an severe revenge from the Iranian nation. - Politics news - “If any group is taking shelter in Pakistan by receiving Saudi and Emirati money and weapons and is infiltrating individuals into the country (Iran) to carry out such...

Iran to Build 6,500-Ton Destroyer, Official Says

Iran to Build 6,500-Ton Destroyer, Official Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Head of the Iranian Defense Ministry’s Marine Industries Organization Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari said construction of a heavy destroyer weighing 6,500 tons is on the agenda of the organization. - Defense news - Speaking to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) Sunday night, Rear Admiral Rastegari highlighted Iran’s progress in manufacturing subsurface...

Range of Iran Air Force Drones to Rise to above 1,000 km

Range of Iran Air Force Drones to Rise to above 1,000 km

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) unveiled plans to extend the range of military drones beyond 1,000 kilometers. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia Agency, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh said the Air Force has devised extensive plans for a boost to its drone power, including a rise in the range of the pilotless aircraft...

Iranian Flotilla Docks at Sri Lankan Port

Iranian Flotilla Docks at Sri Lankan Port

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Navy’s 60th flotilla of warships berthed at Sri Lanka’s port of Colombo for a three-day visit. - Defense news - According to the Navy’s public relations office, the naval fleet, comprised of Bayandor destroyer, Bushehr logistical warship and Lavan battleship berthed at Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on Friday after sailing in the international...

US Revives Secret Plan to Sabotage Iran’s Missile Program: Report

US Revives Secret Plan to Sabotage Iran’s Missile Program: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The US administration is reported to have revived a secret plan to sabotage Iran’s ballistic missiles as part of its broader plan to weaken the Islamic Republic’s military might and harm its economy. - Defense news - Citing current and former administration officials, The New York Times reported Wednesday that the clandestine operation has been ongoing for...

French Yellow Vest Protesters Demonstrate for 13th Consecutive Week (+Video)

French Yellow Vest Protesters Demonstrate for 13th Consecutive Week (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yellow Vest protesters are marching in the streets for a 13th consecutive weekend on Saturday, with multiple rallies planned throughout France. - Defense news - The Yellow Vest movement spontaneously emerged in November 2018 after French President Emmanuel Macron announced controversial tax hikes. Over 2,000 people have been arrested since the demonstrations began...

IRGC Unveils Precision Ballistic Missile Plant

IRGC Unveils Precision Ballistic Missile Plant

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Aerospace Division of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday unveiled an underground plant manufacturing precision ballistic missiles. - Defense news - “Unveiling this missile production city deep underground is an answer to the idle talk made by the Westerners, who assume they can restrict us and dissuade us from (pursuing) our long-term...

Top Army Official Terms Iran Main Regional Player

Top Army Official Terms Iran Main Regional Player

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Deputy Chief of Iran’s Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari hailed the country’s growing influence in the Middle East and said today, the Islamic Republic has become “the main regional player”. - Politics news - “Since the (1979 Islamic) Revolution’s victory, the enemy has imposed and carried out its threats against the revolution and...

US, Regional Stooges Annually Spend Billions of Dollars to Hit Iran: Top General

US, Regional Stooges Annually Spend Billions of Dollars to Hit Iran: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri highlighted Washington’s endless hostilities toward the Iranian nation and said the US and its regional stooges annually spend “hundreds of billions of dollars” to hit the Islamic Republic. - Defense news - Over the past 40 years, the enemies of the 1979 Islamic Revolution have...

Iran’s Defense Ministry to Make 44 Civil Vessels

Iran’s Defense Ministry to Make 44 Civil Vessels

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Under a contract with Iran's Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, the Defense Ministry is going to manufacture 44 advanced watercraft for civil application in the country. - Society/Culture news - Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami signed a $500 million contract, under which the Defense...