Thursday, June 13, 2024

Iran's Armed Forces

President Raisi: Iran has a lot to say in advanced military industries

President Ebrahim Raisi said  that Iran displayed its military capabilities in a recent operation against the Israeli regime.

Defense minister: Iran self-sufficient in making drone engines, five-fold increase in defense products exports

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Ashtiani says that the country no longer needs foreign assistance in manufacturing drone engines, adding the country’s export of defense products has increased up to five times.

Iran’s destroyer participates in India’s naval exercise

Iran’s Navy has dispatched its domestically designed and manufactured Dena destroyer to India to participate in the Milan 2024 multinational naval drills. The exercises hosted by New Delhi will feature over 50 countries, including the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Vietnam, and Indonesia, as well as Iran, Russia, Yemen, Qatar, and Iraq.

Top commander: Iran considers even minor threats serious

The chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says the country’s deterrence has created a ‘stable shield for the national security and national defense’, asserting that the Iranian armed forces seriously deal even with smallest threats.

Iran unveils two homegrown air defense systems

Iran has unveiled two domestically manufactured air defense systems as part of a national drive to boost the country’s defense.

Solemn farewell to General Ghazanfar Azarfar, a war hero

A poignant farewell ceremony was held at the Isfahan Artillery Training Center to honor the life and legacy of General Ghazanfar Azarfar, a war hero who played a vital role as a commander during the Iran-Iraq war of 1980s.

Iran’s Army receives giant fleet of indigenous drones

The Iranian Army has taken delivery of a large number of strategic combat, reconnaissance, destruction and radar drones.

Abu Mahdi warship joins IRGC Navy

During a ceremony in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) added new missile launcher vessels, reconnaissance vessels, speedboats, torpedo-dropping vessels, and Abu Mahdi ship to its navy.

Kerman blasts reveal brutal nature of enemies of Islam: Iran’s Army

The Iranian Army, in a statement, censured the twin explosions in the southeastern city of Kerman which killed dozens of innocent civilians, including women and children.

Iran’s defense minister warns US: Red Sea is our region

Iran’s Minister of Defense has undermined US efforts to establish an international naval force comprising 40 countries in the Red Sea, warning “no one can definitely maneuver in a region that we dominate.”

Iran to purchase Russia-made Mil Mi-28 chopper, Sukhoi Su-35 jet: Defense official

Arrangements have been finalized for the delivery of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets, Mil Mi-28 attack helicopters, and Yak-130 jet trainers to Iran, an Iranian deputy defense minister has confirmed.

Deylaman destroyer joins Iran’s Caspian fleet

The Iranian Navy’s northern fleet is equipped with the Deylaman destroyer in a ceremony on Monday attended by military top brass, including Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mohammad Bagheri.

IRGC commander: Gaza war spillover likely; Iran ready for all scenarios

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the Israeli war on Gaza is likely to spill over to the rest of the region, stressing that Iran is at the peak of its power and is fully prepared for all circumstances.

Iran top cmdr.: Referendum only solution to Palestine issue

A ranking Iranian military commander says Iran’s proposal of holding a referendum for all Palestinians to decide about their future is the only solution that can put an end to the decades-long Palestinian issue.

Iran Army unveils new drone in large-scale drill

Iran’s Army has unveiled its latest achievement in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology in a joint drone exercise on Tuesday with a wide range of pilotless military aircraft involved.

Iran army to hold drone drills

The Iranian Army is going to stage a large-scale joint military exercise involving military unmanned aircraft within days.

Iranian Military chief warns enemies not to entertain idea of aggression against Iran

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, has said Tehran’s high military preparedness and power have discouraged the foes from daring to launch an onslaught against it.

Iran navy parade held in Persian Gulf 

Iranian armed forces hold naval parade in Persian Gulf, marking the Sacred Defense Week. 

Iran makes world’s longest-range drone 

The Iranian Army has put on display the world’s longest-range drone during a parade marking the Sacred Defense Week. 

Drone crashes in Iran’s Gorgan, two inured, damage inflicted

A loud noise was heard in the northern Iranian city of Gorgan after a drone crashed in the city on Monday morning, deputy governor of Golestan Province said.

Iran defense minister: All anti-Tehran weapons sanctions to be lifted in weeks

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Ashtiani says all Western weapons sanctions on Iran will be lifted within weeks and the Islamic Republic is ready to expand its defense and strategic ties with all independent countries, especially with Muslim and regional nations.

Iran Army conducts large-scale drill to boost electronic warfare powers

A massive joint electronic warfare drill of various Iranian Army units started on Friday as domestically designed and manufactured equipment has boosted the country's prowess in electronic warfare.

Iranian president welcomes interaction with all, warns against any aggression 

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran wants interaction with all countries and it warmly welcomes any overture for friendship and cooperation.

Iran unveils advanced homemade drone, with enhanced flight range and duration

Iran has unveiled an advanced homemade drone that can fly for up to 24 hours non-stop at an altitude of 7,000 meters and has an operational radius of 2,000 kilometers.

World powers seeking to benefit from Iran’s defense capabilities: Chief of staff

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says major global military powers are seeking to gain access to advanced defense equipment manufactured by Tehran.

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