Monday, December 4, 2023

Iran's Air Defence

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).

US Targets within Range of Iranian Missiles: IRGC

A senior Iranian commander has warned the US against making any stupid move in the region, saying that all US bases and vessels as far as 2,000 kilometers away are within the range of Iranian missiles.

‘US Stopped Short of Striking Iran Fearing Serious Repercussion’

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 Unveils New Strike Drones with High-Speed Tracking

Iran has unveiled a drone in two different versions, for swift tracking and identification and for precision strikes on distant targets.

Iran’s Downing of US Drone Warded Off Spectre of War: IRGC

A senior Iranian military commander says Iran’s downing of an American drone staved off the spectre of war.

Iran’s New Cruise Missile Displayed at Russian Airshow

Iran unveiled its newest cruise missile in MAKS 2019, the International Aviation and Space Show in Russia.

Iran Unveils Homegrown ‘Bavar-373’ Missile Defence System

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.

Downing of US Spy Drone Proof of Iran’s Advanced Defensive Capability

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.

Upgraded Air Defence Radar System Unveiled in Iran

The Iranian army has unveiled the “Falaq radar system”, an indigenously upgraded and overhauled version of a foreign air defence radar system.

Iran Eyeing Stronger Presence at Russia’s MAKS Air Show 2019

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.

‘Iran Needs No One’s Permission for Missile Tests’

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.

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