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The latest news and views about the Iranian Armed Forces, including the country’s Army and IRGC forces.

IRGC Holds Large-Scale Drone Drills over Persian Gulf

Squadrons of unmanned aerial vehicles flown by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps attended a large-scale war game over the Persian Gulf on Thursday to practice an assault operation.

Iran Builds Weapon to Counter US’ Anti-Drone Laser System

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said the Navy has developed a weapon to beat the American anti-drone laser weapon system.
Iran President Unveils New Submarine Equipped with Cruise Missile

Iran President Unveils New Submarine Equipped with Cruise Missile

Iran on Sunday unveiled a home-grown semi-heavy submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, adding it to the fleet of the Iranian Army’s naval forces.

Iran to Avenge Terrorist Attack on IRGC Forces

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced and expressed deep regret over a deadly terrorist attack on a group of IRGC forces in the south-east of Iran, vowing to take revenge for the attack whose perpetrators are supported by certain regional states.

Iran Army Starts Ground Force Drills in Isfahan

Iran’s Army Ground Force staged a war game in the country’s central province of Isfahan on Friday.

Iran Says Seeks to Deepen Military Ties with Azerbaijan

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the Islamic Republic is resolved to strengthen its military ties with Azerbaijan Republic.

Iran’s Defence Spending in Spotlight: Teeny Budget Compared with Rivals’

The Iranian government’s latest bill for state budget has been a hot topic in political and media circles in recent days. The bill, presented to the parliament by President Hassan Rouhani late last month, allocates over 4,700 trillion rials for the fiscal year that will start on March 21.

IRGC Begins Military Exercise to Showcase Offensive Capabilities

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps kicked off a massive military exercise on Saturday, which for the first time will include offensive operations in southern parts of Iran.

‘Iran Not to Ask for Anyone’s Permission for Missile Tests’

The senior spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces says the country will continue to test and develop its missiles in line with its deterrence policy despite adversarial positions taken on this issue by US officials.

Iran Unveils Mideast’s Most Advanced Destroyer

The Islamic Republic of Iran has unveiled the Middle East’s most modern destroyer called “Sahand”, a domestically-manufactured warship developed by Iranian navy experts.

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