Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Iran's Air Defence

Iranian commander: Air defense unit fully ready to defend country

The acting commander of the air defense unit of the Iranian Air Force has said his forces are fully prepared to confront the enemies at any level.

Iran holds nationwide aerial drills

The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force is holding massive nationwide drills involving bombers, jet fighters, and attack and surveillance drones.

Iran’s Army, IRGC Begin Joint Air Defense Drills

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Iranian Army have kicked off a joint air defense war game in central Iran.

Iran to hold new air defense military drill

Iranian armed forces are going to hold an air defense drill code-named “Defenders of Velayat Sky 1400”.

Iran Leader Appoints New Air Force Commander

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has issued an order, appointing brigadier general Hamid Vahedi as the commander of the Iranian Air Force.

“Iran Capable of Destroying Airborne Targets at 200km Range”

The commander of the Iranian army’s air defense force says the country is equipped with systems that can destroy targets at a range of more than 200 kilometers.

Top military commander: Iran skies safer than ever

The commander of the Iranian Army's Air Defense Force has described the Islamic Republic's airspace as safer than ever before.

IRGC Blames Ukrainian Plane Disaster on US Adventurism

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has paid tribute to the victims of a Ukrainian jetliner that went down near Tehran a year ago, blaming the air disaster on the US government’s terrorist-style adventurism.

Iranian Army, IRGC Start Massive Air Defence Exercises

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Air Defense units launched a large-scale military exercise covering more than half of the country’s territories.

Iran Warns Americans to Leave Army Maneuver Zone

The Iranian military says it has warned the US to take its drones out of the area in which the army is conducting a military exercise.

Iran Has Homegrown Radars with Range of 3,000 km: Top General

A senior Iranian military official says the country is in possession of radars capable of spotting targets as far as 3,000 kilometres away.

Iran Unveils 3D Phased Array Radar System

Iran has unveiled a new domestically developed radar system used to detect small aircraft.

Iran’s Leader Praises Efforts of Air Defence Units

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has lauded the Iranian Air Defence forces for their contribution to the country’s national security.

Foreign Airlines Resuming Flights to Iran Proves Its Airspace Safe: Official

An official at Iran Civil Aviation Organization says the international airlines’ decision to resume and increase their Iran-bound flights in defiance of a recent warning from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) about flying above Iran is a clear sign of the Iranian airspace safety.

IRGC Fighter Jets Equipped with New Air-to-Surface Missiles

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force has apparently armed its Sukhoi Su-22 fighter-bombers with a new air-to-surface missile.

Iran Unveils Two Modern Strategic Radar Systems

Iran has unveiled two new strategic radar systems, named “Persian Gulf” and “Moraqeb”, to further enhance its air defence capability.

Ukraine Plane Crash: Cyber Attack Ruled Out, Human Error Confirmed

A senior Iranian lawmaker says human error was proved to be the cause of the recent Ukrainian plane crash and the possibility of a cyberattack has been ruled out.

IRGC Explains Reason for Delay in Declaring Downing of Ukraine Plane

Commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh says had the IRGC made a public notification immediately after downing the Ukrainian passenger plane, “the whole country’s defence system would be crippled.”

Iran Admits Its Air Defence ‘Unintentionally’ Hit Ukrainian Plane

The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, in a statement, admitted that its air defence system has “unintentionally” hit the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran early Wednesday, killing all the 176 people on board.

Iran: US Forces in Region Like Piece of Meat under IRGC’s Teeth

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force says the American aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf are no more deemed to be threats against Iran, and have turned into easy targets for the Iranian missiles instead.

‘US Ambushing Iran like Hungry Wolf Looking for Prey’

A senior Iranian commander says the United States is waiting in ambush around Iran like a hungry wolf looking for its prey.

Iran Downs Unknown Drone Near Persian Gulf Coasts

The Air Defence of the Iranian Army has shot down an unknown object, apparently a drone, which was flying over the Iranian port city of Mahshahr, home to major petrochemical facilities.

Iran Unveils Homegrown Ultrasonic Trainer Jet

Iran has unveiled a domestically-developed ultrasonic training aircraft in a ceremony attended by Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami.

Iran Holds Massive Parades to Mark Sacred Defence Week

Iranian Armed Forces hold massive parades on Sunday, September 22, 2019, across the country, marking the beginning of the eight-year war Iraq imposed on Iran in 1980.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Intrusive Drones Caught by Iran

The Iranian capital Tehran is hosting an exhibition of intrusive enemy drones captured by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

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