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.

IRGC to Have Delivery of New Ballistic Missiles: Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said his forces are going to receive two types of advanced homegrown ballistic missiles in the near future.

Iran won’t let malicious states have their way in Syria: Commander

A senior Iranian commander has issued a warning to countries seeking to tailor the situation in Syria in accordance with their political ambitions.

Iran’s Purchase of T-90 Tanks Not Cancelled: Commander

The Iranian Army has not still scrapped plans to buy Russian-made T-90 tanks, a top military commander announced, saying the country aims to import advanced technologies rather than just military hardware.

Saudi troops deployment in Syria political blunder: IRGC cmdr.

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Saudi Arabia will make a “political mistake” in case of implementing a plan for the deployment of ground troops to Syria.

Iran’s Air Defense Vows Full Advisory Support for Syria

Iran’s Air Defense commander affirmed on Sunday that the country will spare no effort to provide Syria with advisory assistance in the air defense field at the request of the Damascus government.

US Republicans Had Urged Iran to Delay Prisoner Swap, Shamkhani Says

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said a recent prisoner exchange between Iran and the US went ahead as planned despite calls by Republicans for a delay until US presidential elections.

IRGC Commander Warns against Enemies’ Soft War

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari stressed on Wednesday that the enemies of Iran are now trying to infiltrate into the country through soft war, urging all Iranians to counter the threat.

Iran Air Force equipped with Nasr cruise missiles

Iran’s Defense Ministry has delivered the first batch of a newly developed air-launched cruise missile, dubbed Nasr (Victory), to the country’s Air Force.

Saudi troops in Syria very dangerous: Iran official

Iran's top security official has warned that a potential troop deployment by regional countries to Syria would be a “very dangerous” decision.

Simorgh, Emad to be exhibited in Bahman 22 rallies

Iran Ministry of Defense announced that Simorgh Launcher and precision-guided long-range Emad missile will be exhibited by Aerospace Industries Organization's experts (AIO) during Bahman 22 rallies.

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