Iran's Armed Forces
The latest news and views about the Iranian Armed Forces, including the country’s Army and IRGC forces.
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.
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.
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 Ebrahim Raisi says Iran wants interaction with all countries and it warmly welcomes any overture for friendship and cooperation.
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.
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.
A spokesman for Iran’s Defense Ministry says enemies must not contemplate creating insecurity in the region because if they threaten the Islamic Republic, they will have to move beyond the reach of the country’s Abu Mahdi missiles.
Sukhoi Su-24, F4, and F14 fighter jets were used in night-time drills of the Iranian Air Force on Sunday to destroy mock enemy targets.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Mohammadreza Ashtiani says missile and space programs at the Iranian Defense Ministry must proceed nonstop.
The chief of the Iranian armed forces’ general staff, who is visiting Oman, says expansion of regional and defense diplomacy is now a key element of diplomacy in the world.
The commander of the Navy of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran will soon unveil an aircraft carrier that has no equivalent in the world.
The Army Day Parade was held in Tehran on Tuesday, April 18, in the presence of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and commanders of the armed forces. While the parade of the Army infantry was ongoing, airborne paratroopers passed over the area where the event happened.
The Iranian Army stages large-scale military parades countrywide and showcases a variety of defense achievements, as the country marks the National Army Day.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on the Iranian Armed Forces to keep up strengthening their preparedness in the face of “never-ending” enemy threats.
A senior military commander says the Iranian Army’s Ground Force has, for the first time, been equipped with drones featuring electronic warfare systems.
The commander of the Iranian Army’s air defense says its Bavar-373 missile shield’s range has been increased from 150 kilometers to above 300 kilometers.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Navy has received new domestically-designed vessels that have missile launchers mounted on them, as well as an ocean-going carrier.
The commander of the Iranian Air Force has warned the country’s adversaries against attacking the Islamic Republic.
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.
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’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.
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 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.