Iran's Air Defence
The latest news about Iran’s air defence capabilities
Iran’s Air Defense Force is equipped with indigenous radar systems that can monitor the movements of enemies even in their homes within a span of thousands of kilometers, a top Iranian commander says.
The commander of the Iranian Air Force says the military has upgraded the equipment installed on its fighter jets.
The commander of the Iranian Army’s Air Defense Force praises the role of the unit under his watch in safeguarding the country’s skies, saying the Islamic Republic’s air defenses do not allow any intruding aircraft to violate its airspace.
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.
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.
The commander of the Iranian Army's Air Defense Force has described the Islamic Republic's airspace as safer than ever before.
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.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Air Defense units launched a large-scale military exercise covering more than half of the country’s territories.
A senior Iranian military official says the country is in possession of radars capable of spotting targets as far as 3,000 kilometres away.
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.
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.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force has apparently armed its Sukhoi Su-22 fighter-bombers with a new air-to-surface missile.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
A senior Iranian commander says the United States is waiting in ambush around Iran like a hungry wolf looking for its prey.