Iran's Air Defence
The latest news about Iran’s air defence capabilities
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.
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.
The Iranian capital Tehran is hosting an exhibition of intrusive enemy drones captured by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
A senior Iranian military commander says the US stopped short of implementing its decision to attack Iran as the US president was briefed on what consequences such a raid would have.
Iran has unveiled a drone in two different versions, for swift tracking and identification and for precision strikes on distant targets.
A senior Iranian military commander says Iran’s downing of an American drone staved off the spectre of war.
Iran unveiled its newest cruise missile in MAKS 2019, the International Aviation and Space Show in Russia.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has officially unveiled the indigenous 'Bavar-373' missile defence system, which is said to be an Iranian version of the Russian S-300.
The recent downing of the US’ Global Hawk spy drone by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is evidence of Iran’s advanced defensive capability, says an Iran-based Turkish journalist.
The Iranian army has unveiled the “Falaq radar system”, an indigenously upgraded and overhauled version of a foreign air defence radar system.
Iran is going to have a special pavilion in this year’s MAKS Air Show, the main aerospace exhibition of Russia which has been attended by many countries since 1993.
A source at the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran says the country’s missile tests are for its defence needs, and are not against any country.