Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Iran's Air Defence

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.

‘Iran Launches Three Counterattacks against US Drones’

Iranian armed forces have recently conducted three operations against aggressive US drones, says Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Mehdi Rabbani.

Iran Denies US Claim, Says All Its Drones ‘Safe and Sound’

A spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces has rejected US President Donald Trump’s claim that a US warship shot down an Iranian unmanned aerial system in the Strait of Hormuz, saying all Iranian drones are safe.

‘Iran Downing of US Drone Stops Bellicose States from Seeking War’

An expert on Arab and Middle East issues says Emirati officials were initially seeking a destructive war against Iran and intended to disintegrate the country, but the IRGC's recent shoot-down of an American spy drone changed the equations.

Iran in Possession of Unique Secret Weapons: General

A senior Iranian commander has warned the enemy against making any wrong move in dealing with Iran, saying the country possesses secret weapons.

Neither US, nor Others Bold Enough to Attack Iran: IRGC

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) no country would dare to stage an act of aggression against the Islamic Republic.

Iran Says Ready to Fulfil Iraq’s Air Defence Needs

A top Iranian military official says the Islamic Republic is fully prepared to help the neighbouring Iraq fulfil its air defence needs.

Iran Could Hit Intruding US Plane with 35 Passengers: IRGC

A senior Iranian military commander says Iran has refrained from shooting down a US plane with 35 people on board that was accompanying an American spy drone which was shot down in the Persian Gulf after intruding into the Iranian airspace.

US to Go Up in Flames If Makes Military Mistake: Iran

A senior Iranian commander has warned Washington against taking any military action against the Islamic Republic, saying the US forces will go up in flames if they take such an action.

Iran Not after War but Prepared to Defend Itself: IRGC

A senior IRGC commander says Iranian armed forces and nation never welcome any war but they are fully prepared to defend the country against any threat.

No Drop in Number of Planes Flying over Iran Airspace

The number of planes flying over Iran’s airspace has not decreased despite growing tensions between Tehran and Washington over the past few months.

Trump Cancels ‘Imminent’ Attack on Iran, Says Not after War

Iran has denied reports that US President Donald Trump has sent a message to Tehran through Oman overnight to say he is not after a war with Iran, and seeks dialogue.

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