As many as 188 Iranian-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been delivered to the naval force of the country’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Russia has launched the Kavkaz (or Caucasus) 2020 joint military drills with neighboring countries in its Southern Military District and in the Black and Caspian Seas.
Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic’s resistance against the Iraqi war imposed on the country in the 1980s proved that it is “very costly” to invade Iran.
A senior Iranian military commander says the country is capable of setting fire to all US interests in the region.
IRGC chief commander says Iran is serious in its promise to avenge the US assassination of top Iranian commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, and will hit anyone involved.
A senior Iranian commander says the United States must end its military presence in the region or expect a crushing response from the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian defence minister says the country seeks to increase its missile capability.
Iran’s military says it has intercepted three US aircraft that had intruded into the country’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in violation of rules that regulate large-scale naval exercises.
Iran’s Defence Minister has downplayed the US efforts to have the UN’s arms embargo extended against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic is currently producing the majority of its defence equipment despite the sanctions.
The Ground Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps have carried out a series of "large-scale" operations to destroy a massive number of anti-Iran terrorist groups and their bases in the country's northwest.