Troops from all units of the Iranian Army held massive military parades across the country on Tuesday morning to mark the National Army Day.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has never even considered launching military aggression against any other country, stressing, however, that Tehran will not seek permission from others to manufacture missiles and fighter jets.
The Iranian Defense Ministry has showcased its recent technological achievements, including a jet designed indigenously for training purposes and other items that were being made public for the first time.
A commander with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has reportedly been assassinated by two terrorists in the country’s southeast.
Iran’s defense minister has called on the US to leave the Persian Gulf and stop harassing regional countries.
Iran’s top military official says few countries worldwide possess the technology of developing long-range missiles with a target accuracy of less than 10 metres, adding at present, Iran is capable of producing and using such armaments.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan praised the country's state-of-the-art tank dubbed “Karrar”, saying that the domestically-manufactured tank is a clear sign of the high capability and creativity of the Defense Ministry’s experts.
Iran’s top military official says the country’s military exercises are not performed in response to the threats by some countries or in relation to the political issues of the day, saying the country has pre-determined plans for carrying out its war games.
A week before the Persian festival of fire annually marked on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year, the police has warned citizens about the use of dangerous fireworks.
Iran has unveiled a new utility helicopter capable of serving both military and civilian purposes.