Latest Security News in Iran – 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.

Anti-Missile System

Iran Navy Vessels Equipped with Chaff Anti-Missile System

All Iranian naval vessels have been furnished with Chaff, a radar countermeasure system using metal projectiles to confuse and distract anti-ship missiles, Navy commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said.
IRGC Commander-Jafari

Iran’s Navy Ready to Sink US Warships in Persian Gulf: IRGC Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari on Thursday, July 21, highlighted the country’s preparedness to counter any threat, particularly in the Persian Gulf, where the IRGC Navy is ready to fight US warships.
Iranian Force

Iranian Security Forces Thwart Plot to Attack Military Bases

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced that the country’s intelligence forces have managed to capture 40 members of a terrorist group in the southeastern border city of Khash in Sistan and Balouchestan Province who had dug a tunnel to attack Iranian military bases.
General jafari

Commander Highlights IRGC’s Military Preparedness

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said his forces enjoy a high level of preparedness to safeguard the Islamic Revolution, unveiling plans for a host of war games to that end.
General Qassem  Soleimani

Regional and Global Security Owes to General Soleimani

Special Aide to the Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian said General Qassem Soleimani, the Commander of IRGC Quds Force, enjoys valuable experiences in the fight against terrorism, and has made great contributions to Iraq and Syria as well as the entire region and the world.

Top Banker’s Arrest Related to Big Corruption Scandal: IRGC Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said the recent arrest of a former top banker by the IRGC intelligence forces is related to a major economic scandal, adding that a number of politicians are also involved in the case.
General Hossein Dehqan

Enemies’ Psychological War to Have No Effect on Iran’s Missile Power: DM

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan shrugged off recent propaganda campaign waged by some Western states against the country’s missile power, saying that the enemies’ psychological warfare cannot undermine efforts to enhance the power.
General Maleki

Police in Iran’s Coastal Province Seize Huge Contraband Cargo

Iranian police in the southern province of Hormozgan have seized the biggest-ever cargo of contraband in four decades, with more than 200 containers of smuggled goods confiscated, a commander said.
General Gholam Reza Jalali

Commander Warns of Sabotage on Iran’s Cyber Infrastructure

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization sounded a warning that the country’s cyber infrastructure could come under attack, since the hardware that Iran purchases from the foreign countries have been manipulated for acts of sabotage.
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Iran Receives Missiles of C-300 Air Defense System

With Iran taking delivery of missiles of the Russian-made C-300 air defense system, it became obvious that a revised contract between Tehran and Moscow was specifically on the purchase of C300-PMU2 model.