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Iran marks Sacred Defense anniv. with nationwide parades

Iran marks Sacred Defense anniv. with nationwide parades

TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – On the day marking the 36th anniversary of the Saddam’s invasion of Iran which imposed an eight year long war on Iran, all divisions of Iranian armed forces staged military parades all across the nation in all cities of the country. In Tehran, the ritual is held before President Hassan Rouhani, on the boulevard along the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini. ...

Defense min. vows to fortify support for Resistance

Defense min. vows to fortify support for Resistance

TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister General Hatami told Al-Alam news network that Iran’s support for resistance front will even be shored up in Rouhani’s second term administration.“Resistance in the culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” asserted Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Iran's Minister of Defence and Armed Forces' Logistics, on Saturday, during an...

Brig. Gen. Esmaili unveils new air navigation systems

Brig. Gen. Esmaili unveils new air navigation systems

TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Four new air navigation systems dubbed ‘Negah’, ‘Sami’, ‘Sama’ and 'Basir' were inaugurated Monday morning at presence of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base commander.The four new systems were unveiled at a ceremony to mark anniversary of establishment of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base. Negah air reconnaissance and object identification...

Iran not to seek permission for self-defense

Iran not to seek permission for self-defense

TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader’s senior international adviser has said country’s missile program has sought purely defensive ends.Mr. Ali Akbar Velayati, Head of Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council told a Basij ceremony on Wednesday that the country would not seek permission from anyone in preparing for defense of itself; “the US is not in a place to set...

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...