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Detonating Aircraft Carriers with Ballistic Missiles A Main Strategy: IRGC Chief

Detonating Aircraft Carriers with Ballistic Missiles A Main Strategy: IRGC Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said one of Iran’s main defense strategies is to destroy the hostile aircraft carriers and warships with long-range ballistic missiles. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a military exercise on Saturday, Major General Hossein Salami said, “One of our main purposes in the defense policies and...

Iran Capable of Sinking US Aircraft Carriers in Case of Attack: Top General

Iran Capable of Sinking US Aircraft Carriers in Case of Attack: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A high-ranking Iranian general warned the US to avoid making any mistakes, saying Iran is capable of striking US aircraft carriers so hard that they would go down like submarines. - Defense news - “Iran is capable of turning US aircraft carriers into submarines in a few hours,” the top military adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali...

F-16s Intercept Unauthorized Aircraft Flying over Arizona Trump Rally (+Video)

F-16s Intercept Unauthorized Aircraft Flying over Arizona Trump Rally (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US Air Force F-16 fighter jets intercepted an unauthorized aircraft that was flying in a restricted area near a Trump campaign rally in Bullhead City, Arizona, Wednesday afternoon, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said. - World news - An Air Force jet was scrambled above Donald Trump's rally in Arizona on Wednesday, after an unannounced plane flew...

Iran Intercepts US Aircraft in War Game

Iran Intercepts US Aircraft in War Game

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Army intercepted three US aircraft that had intruded into the country’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in violation of rules that regulate large-scale naval exercises. - Politics news - In a statement on Friday, the military said the American aircraft, including P-8 Poseidon and MQ-9 and RQ-4 drones, were intercepted by a...

UK Navy Aircraft Carrier Postpones Mission After Crew Test Positive for Coronavirus

UK Navy Aircraft Carrier Postpones Mission After Crew Test Positive for Coronavirus

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The UK Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth flagship won't sail after crew members tested positive for COVID-19. - World news - Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has postponed its sailing from Portsmouth Naval Base after seven crew members tested positive for COVID-19, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed, the Daily Mail reported.Around 100 further...

IRGC Practices Countermeasures against US Aircraft Carrier Threats (+Video)

IRGC Practices Countermeasures against US Aircraft Carrier Threats (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is conducting large-scale aerial and naval drills off the strategic Strait of Hormuz and in the Persian Gulf, including countermeasure against US aircraft carrier threats in the region. - Defense news - The IRGC forces have practiced countermeasure against US aircraft carrier threats in the region as the country’s first...

Syrian Air Defenses Intercept Unknown Aircraft Over Hama

Syrian Air Defenses Intercept Unknown Aircraft Over Hama

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Syrian news channel, Al-Ikhbaria, reported on its Facebook page that the Syrian air defenses had intercepted unidentified drones that were flying over their positions in the Al-Salamiyah countryside of Hama province. - World news - The Syrian channel said that it did not immediately know the source of these drones, and indicated that more details will be...

Iran Air Force Gets New Homegrown Aircraft

Iran Air Force Gets New Homegrown Aircraft

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Ministry on Thursday delivered three domestically-manufactured fighter jets to the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF). - Defense news - The Iranian-made “Kowsar” fighter jets were officially delivered to the Army during a ceremony attended by Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi and Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir...

Over 70% of Aircraft Parts Made in Iran: Defense Minister

Over 70% of Aircraft Parts Made in Iran: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has gained the technical know-how to manufacture more than 70 percent of airplane and helicopter components inside the country, a lawmaker quoted Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami as saying. - Politics news - In an address to the Parliament on Tuesday, General Hatami said Iran has attained self-sufficiency in producing many aircraft...

Iranian Air Force Commander Says New Homegrown Aircraft to Be Unveiled

Iranian Air Force Commander Says New Homegrown Aircraft to Be Unveiled

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran plans to unveil new domestically-produced planes in the near future, an Air Force commander said. - Defense news - Brigadier General Mohammad Zalbeigi, the commander of Shahid Lashgari Airbase in Tehran, said the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) is progressing with the same pace as other countries despite the sanctions. “We have had...

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