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Defense Ministry enjoys year of pride, progress

Defense Ministry enjoys year of pride, progress

TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (Press Shia) – Def. Min. Dehghan said the present Iranian year has been replete with dignity and upturn in defense sector, defense industry in particular.Addressing an end-of-the-year session with senior director of Defense Ministry, Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan recounted on measures taken in the present Iranian calendar year (to end March 21) asserting “we experienced a...

Iran unveils highly-advanced Karrar Tank

Iran unveils highly-advanced Karrar Tank

TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (Press Shia) – Iran’s first highly-advanced domestically-manufactured tank called ‘Karrar’ has been unveiled on Sunday in the presence of Defense Minister.Karrar Tank, which according to Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan, is “one of the most advanced tanks in the world”, “100 per cent Iranian made”, and even “superior to the Russian-made T-90MS in...

US, Israel have no doubt in Iran defense strength

US, Israel have no doubt in Iran defense strength

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said if the US and Israel had the slightest doubt about Iran’s defense capabilities, they would have started a war against the country.  Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan made the remarks on Wed. while addressing a number of officials at the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, adding “in today’s chaotic and perilous...

Security ‘substantive, non-assignable’: Iran MoD

Security ‘substantive, non-assignable’: Iran MoD

TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Defense Minister Dehghan said national security is non-assignable and substantive, criticizing the Persian Gulf littoral states for ‘buying’ security by spending too much money on foreign-made military equipment.Iranian Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan made the remarks this morning at the national conference on ‘efficiency in defense...

Navy to host Russian, Turkmen fleets in near future

Navy to host Russian, Turkmen fleets in near future

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (Press Shia) – Commander of Iran’s Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Sahand destroyer will join Iran’s marine fleet in the near future.Speaking in an IRIB program on Saturday, Sayyari said Iran’s Navy started destroyer construction plan back in 1998 in a move to follow the prudence and measures of Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei. First...

Iran’s security ‘unique in the world’

Iran’s security ‘unique in the world’

NOSHAHR, Feb. 23 (Press Shia) – Minister of Defense Hossein Dehghan underlined that Islamic Repulic has not annulled any defense program and military drill recently.Brigadier General Dehghan, who was addressing a meeting in Noshahr of Northern Iran on Thursday, noted achievements in defense and military fields particularly ground-to-ground and long-range ballistic missiles with regards to their...

Final stage of ‘Grand Prophet’ military drill begins

Final stage of ‘Grand Prophet’ military drill begins

TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (Press Shia) – The last stage of ‘Grand Prophet’ military drill kicked off in northeast of Iran with special units of IRGC ground forces in action.Iran’s military drill entitled ‘Prophet Mohammad-11’ has started with operations performed by Elite Iranian Special Forces named ‘Saberin Special Forces Brigade’. During the military exercise, participating warriors...

IRGC drill test-fires advanced rockets

IRGC drill test-fires advanced rockets

THERAN, Feb. 20 (Press Shia) – IRGC Ground Forces has staged a military drill codenamed Grand Prophet (as) during which they have reportedly test-fired advanced missiles and rockets.Central Desert hosts the drill by IRGC Ground Forces. The theme of the drill seeks to display strength and sustainable security; Mehr News report of the drill said missiles with pinpoint accuracy and other advanced...

Foreig military presence source of tensions in region

Foreig military presence source of tensions in region

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry spokesman underlined that region’s stability has to be provided and fortified by regional countries without foreign intervention.“As Iran has reaffirmed before, Iran’s missile tests are in the direction of its defense agenda and does not violate any of international commitments Iran is obliged to,” said Bahram Ghasemi reacting to...

MoD designs 155 new defensive systems

MoD designs 155 new defensive systems

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Def. Min. Dehghan, while pointing to the 69% growth in the ministry’s military production in the past three years, said over 155 new defensive systems have been designed and manufactured in the meantime.Concurrent with the 7th day of Fajr Decade, Iran’s Defense Minister Dehghan inaugurated production lines for five defense and combat...

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