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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...

IRCG to stage massive aerospace war game

IRCG to stage massive aerospace war game

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of IRGC Aerospace Force said that the Force is going to stage a big war game in near future to showcase the capacities of the indigeniously manufactured equipment.“A huge aerospace war game will be staged by the Aerospace Force of the IRGC in very early future,” broke the news Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of IRGC Aerospace...

IRGC to stage massive aerospace war game

IRGC to stage massive aerospace war game

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of IRGC Aerospace Force said that the Force is going to stage a big war game in near future to showcase the capacities of the indigeniously manufactured equipment.“A huge aerospace war game will be staged by the Aerospace Force of the IRGC in very early future,” broke the news Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of IRGC Aerospace...

Ultra-light helicam caught recording ad track

Ultra-light helicam caught recording ad track

TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Tehran’s police has said it has arrested the owner of the quadcopter which was trespassing no-fly zone in Tehran earlier this week.The trespassing fueled speculations on January 16 evening when an air defense base in the vicinity of Enghelab Square fired staccato of shootings to ward off the flying object later identified as a quadcopter. On the...

Defensive issues never part of JCPOA

Defensive issues never part of JCPOA

TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (Press Shia) – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces has said some specific individuals have inaccurately criticized strengthening of country’s defense.Brig. Gen. Massoud Jazayeri told the media on Monday that Iran’s defensive programs would continue unhindered according to the defense doctrine guiding the general defense policies and would rely on indigenous...

Iran Producing Better Ballistic Missiles at Lower Costs: IRGC Commander

Iran Producing Better Ballistic Missiles at Lower Costs: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force highlighted Iran’s capability to produce ballistic missiles with more accuracy and use innovative homegrown methods to reduce manufacturing costs. In the missile sphere, Iran has been able to maximize the accuracy of projectiles, as emphasized by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali...

IRGC’s Light Aircraft Crashes in Saravan, Pilot Martyred

IRGC’s Light Aircraft Crashes in Saravan, Pilot Martyred

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A gyroplane flown by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for reconnaissance operations crashed in Iran’s southeastern border town of Saravan on Thursday, killing the pilot. According to a statement released by the IRGC Ground Force, the ultralight aircraft was beginning a reconnaissance mission on Thursday morning when it crashed in the airport of Saravan, in...

US Claims of Chopper Harassment in Hormuz Strait ‘Propaganda Campaign’: IRGC

US Claims of Chopper Harassment in Hormuz Strait ‘Propaganda Campaign’: IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy on Tuesday dismissed as fictitious and “propaganda campaign” US claims that an IRGC vessel has pointed its weapon at an American helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz. Reports by US officials that a patrol vessel of the IRGC naval forces recently pointed its weapon at a US Navy helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz is...

Commander Highlights Iran’s Self- Sufficiency in Military Sphere

Commander Highlights Iran’s Self- Sufficiency in Military Sphere

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Army's Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Abdolrahim Mousavi underlined that the country’s military dependence on foreigners has reduced to zero. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a ceremony in Tehran on Tuesday to unveil the Iranian Navy’s new achievements in defense sector, Brigadier General Mousavi said, “In the past, we used to...

Iran’s Navy Geared to Cross Atlantic Ocean: Commander

Iran’s Navy Geared to Cross Atlantic Ocean: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari unveiled plans for the country’s naval forces to sail across the Atlantic Ocean. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Tuesday, the commander said crossing the Atlantic Ocean is on the agenda of the Navy. His comments came a week after an Iranian naval flotilla sailed for the first time into the Atlantic waters...