Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Iran's Armed Forces

Iran unveils first underground airbase

Iran’s Army has unveiled the country’s first underground air force base, called “Eagle 44”. This is a tactical airbase and is capable of operating various fighter jets and bombers as well as drones belonging to the Iranian Air Force.

Iran’s Army throws weight behind IRGC against Europe’s blacklisting plot

The Iranian Army strongly condemns the European Parliament’s “desperate” call for Europe to designate the fellow Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “terrorist” group, saying it will join hands with the elite military force “more firmly than before” to safeguard the Islamic Republic and the region.

Top commander: Iranian drones can counter enemies’ threats

The commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Force has stated that the military unit is in the "most appropriate" situation to carry out drone operations and is capable of countering any kind of threat.

Iran defense minister, IRGC vow revenge for General Soleimani assassination

Iran’s defense minister has issued a statement on the third anniversary of the assassination of top IRGC General Qassem Soleimani by the US, reaffirming the armed forces’ commitment to take revenge for the terror attack.

Iran’s Army starts massive drills in Strait of Hormuz, Indian Ocean

The Iranian Army begins large-scale military maneuvers involving various divisions of its forces in a zone spanning from the country’s southern ports and waters to the northern tip of the Indian Ocean.

Iran’s Army set to launch large drills from Hormuz Strait to Indian Ocean

Iran’s Army is set to start annual large-scale military drills featuring various divisions of its forces and strategic weapons across a zone stretching from the eastern side of the Hormuz Strait in the Persian Gulf to the northern part of the Indian Ocean.

Iran’s top general warns country will give firm response to any aggression

The chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says the Islamic Republic has joined the club of the world’s drone powers.

Commander says Iran will ‘end life of any country attacking Iran in fraction of time’

The commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces says Iran will end the life of any country attacking it “in a fraction of time.”

Terrorists nabbed in Iran’s Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province

The Iranian intelligence forces have arrested three members of a terrorist group in Iran’s southwestern Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province who were planning an act of sabotage in the country, according to news outlets.

Iran Army says resolved to avenge blood of martyrs of Shiraz terror attack

The Iranian Army says it is resolved to avenge the blood of the martyrs of a terror attack at a Shia shrine in the city of Shiraz, and that it stands prepared to crush the enemies with “an iron fist” in any location.

IRGC uses Fath-360 missile in drill, with range of 120 km

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has launched a large-scale military exercise in Iran’s northwestern border regions in which it used Fath-360 missile with the range of 120 kilometers.

IRGC Ground Forces start massive military drills in northwest Iran

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Forces started on Monday large-scale military exercises in the northwestern Iranian Aras region in northern parts of the Ardabil and East Azarbaijan Provinces.

Army chief: No foreign entity allowed to meddle in iran

The commander of the Iranian Army says no foreign entity will be allowed to commit an act of aggression against the country or interfere in its affairs.

Iran Armed Forces stage countrywide military parades in show of might

In a show of power, Iranian Armed Forces stage military parades across the country on the occasion of the Sacred Defense Week, an annual commemoration of the Islamic Republic’s defense campaign against the war waged by the ex-Iraqi regime in the 1980s.

Iran Army successfully tests upgraded missiles during maneuvers

The Iranian Army successfully test-fires an upgraded version of Shafaq missiles equipped with the fire-and-forget mechanism during its latest military drills in the country’s central province of Isfahan.

Iran Army stages overnight helibrone maneuvers

The Iranian Army stages a military drill featuring overnight heliborne operations joined by teams of rapid reaction forces and helicopters in the central part of the country.

Iranian top commander warns US, Israel amid war games

The chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces has warned the United States and Israel against any provocative move, adding that hosting their forces in military drills in the region will lead to instability.

IRGC Navy’s commander: We will be tough on enemies

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Navy says the country has established security in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Leader’s adviser: Iranian defense power never up for negotiations

An advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the ex-Iraqi regime’s Western-backed war on Iran in the 1980s taught the country not to engage in any negotiations over its defense power.

Iranian cmdr.: Enemy movements under watch within 3,000km range

The commander of Iran’s Air Defense Force says Iranian radar systems can detect and even show the slightest movements by the enemies with a radius of 3,000 kilometers.

Iranian Army chief: Drone drills send a clear message

Iranian Army Chief General Abdolrahim Mousavi says the army’s drone drills that covered all of Iran's territory has a clear message.

Iran Army showcases drone power in massive nation-wide drills

Iran’s Army puts its drone power on display in large-scale drills, featuring 150 state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles, held across the country and over the strategic southern waters.

Military chief: Defense achievements enable progress in Iran’s other sectors

Iran’s top military official hails the country’s numerous defense achievements and says the defense sector is a multi-faceted industry that can facilitate progress in a series of other fields, such as medicine, nuclear program, and cyber security, among other things.

Quds Force Commander: Iran to give decisive response to enemies

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’ Quds Force says the United States and Israel are ‘treacherous and murderous regimes’ and would get the answers to the crimes they have committed ‘in the shortest time’.

Iran defense ministry witnesses major leap in non-military products, services

Iran’s defense ministry has experienced a 2.5-fold increase in its non-military products and services to the private and industrial sectors from the beginning of the current Iranian year (started on March 21), according to official figures cited by the defense minister.

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