Defence and military news, including stories from neighbouring states and the troubled region which might be important for Iran. This section contains news on the armed forces, the IRGC, intelligence services, and border guards.

General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan -1

Any Threat against Iran to Draw Army’s Prompt, Crushing Action: Commander

Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force gave an assurance that his forces will nip any threat against the country’s borders in the bud.

Iraqi MP Defends Gen. Soleimani in Response to Bahraini FM’s Remarks

Hanan Al Fatlawi, a member of the Iraqi Parliament, downplayed the recent remarks by the Foreign Minister of Bahrain, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa,...
General Dehghan

Iran Sees No Limits to Holding Military Drills: Dehqan

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic sees no limits to holding military maneuvers in its territorial waters in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Police: Government Website Hackers Traced to Arab States

Iran’s Cyber Police Chief General Kamal Hadianfar said a recent cyber-attack against a government website has been traced back to IP addresses in three Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia.
General Ahmad Vahidi

Senior General: Iran in Top 5 in Terms of Precision Missiles

A ranking Iranian military official highlighted the country’s considerable progress in the missile industry, saying the Islamic Republic ranks among the top five countries in terms of possessing missiles with pinpoint accuracy.
Brigadier General Hossein Salami

IRGC General: Western Civilization on the Wane

A lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said that Western civilization has plundered oppressed nations and is now on the verge of collapse, noting that an Islamic civilization is rising in its place with a message of peace and prosperity for the world.
Iran Navy 40th Flotilla

Navy 40th Flotilla Returns Home, Ending 55-Day Mission

The 40th flotilla of Iran's Navy returned home on Wednesday Jun 1 after its 55-day mission to remote waters.

General Rejects Slowdown in Iran’s Missile Tests

A senior Iranian military official reiterated on Saturday that a comprehensive nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers places no restriction on the country’s missile tests.
Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi

Drones Are A Pillar of IRGC Navy Capabilities: Commander

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi described pilotless aircraft as one of the crucial factors contributing to the capabilities of his forces.

Iran Navy Protects 2,500 Vessels on High Seas: Sayyari

Iran Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habbibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday June 8 that so far, 41 Iranian fleets dispatched to the Gulf of Aden have succeeded in providing the safety of 2,500 cargo and tanker vessels on the open seas.

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