Iran's Armed Forces
The latest news and views about the Iranian Armed Forces, including the country’s Army and IRGC forces.
Tehran Hosts Police, Safety, Security Equipment Exhibition
The 16th edition of International Police, Safety, and Security Equipment Exhibition (IPAS 2017) is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Foreign Ambassadors Watch Drills of Iranian Police Forces
Several foreign ambassadors, diplomats, and representatives of international bodies on Wednesday watched the military drills of Iranian police forces in Tehran.
Iran Moving towards Forming Military Alliance with Turkey, Iraq
An Iranian news website, in an article, has hailed Iran’s new military diplomacy and the possibility of re-establishment of a military alliance between Iran, Iraq and Turkey without the intervention of foreign powers.
Iran Unveils ‘Khorramshahr’ Ballistic Missile with 2000km Range
Iran has unveiled a new ballistic missile during military parades held across the nation to mark the first day of the annual Sacred Defense Week.
Enemy Unlikely to Launch Ground Attack on Iran: Top Officer
A top Iranian commander says the enemies are unlikely to mount a ground attack on Iran should they opt to launch aggression against the country.
Absolute Military Power No Longer A Decisive Factor: Iran FM
Iran’s foreign minister says absolute military power is no longer a determining factor in today’s world, and there are other instruments of power with which national interests can be secured.
Iran Leader Appoints New Army Chief
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed a new commander for the Iranian Army and second-in-command for the Iranian Armed Forces' chief of staff.
IRGC Congratulates Army General on Appointment as Iran DM
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in a message offered its congratulations to Army Brigadier General Amir Hatami as the new Iranian Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics.
Iran Top Officer Arrives in Ankara in First-Ever Foreign Trip
Major General Mohammad-Hossein Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, has arrived in the Turkish capital at the head of a high-ranking military and political delegation.
4 Killed, 8 Wounded after Iranian Draftee Opens Fire on Comrades
An Iranian conscript has opened fire on fellow soldiers in a military base south of Tehran, killing four and wounding eight people.
Iran to Eradicate Menace of ISIS Wild Dogs: Army Commander
Iran sees the ISIS terrorists as ‘wild dogs’ whose eradication is a piece of cake for the Islamic Republic’s armed forces, an Iranian military commander said.
Pre-Islam Ignorance Resurfacing in Middle East: Iran Armed Forces
Iran’s Armed Forces in a statement warned that the ignorance which existed before the advent of Islam is rearing its ugly head again due to efforts by reactionary Arab rulers in the Middle East.
Iran Marks National Army Day with Military Parades
Troops from all units of the Iranian Army held massive military parades across the country on Tuesday morning to mark the National Army Day.
Iranian Army Unveils New Indigenous Combat, Reconnaissance Drones
The Iranian Army’s Ground Forces have unveiled two domestically-designed and -manufactured drones on the final day of major military exercises code-named Mohammad Rasoulallah IV (Mohammad, the Messenger of God IV) in southeastern Iran.
Army Commander: Iran’s Indigenous Vessels Ready for Naval Voyages
Iran’s Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi praised the Navy’s capabilities, saying two homegrown watercraft are ready for naval missions in places as far as the Atlantic Ocean.
Armed Forces Must Stand Ready against Enemy Threats: Leader
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the country’s Armed Forces should always stand ready in the face of enemy threats against the nation.
Top Officer Says No Slowdown in Iran’s Military Tests and War Games
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri stressed that there will be no delay or slowdown in Iran’s military tests and war games.
Int’l Army Games 2016: Iran Ranks 1st in Suvorov Attack
Iranian servicemen attending the International Army Games in Russia finished first in their group in the 1st round of the Suvorov attack event, held on Tuesday morning.
Iran’s Army Unveils Jamming Drone
The Iranian Army Ground Force on Monday unveiled a homegrown Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) used for jamming and deception operations.
IRGC Strongly Condemns Remarks against Iran’s Army
An official from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) denounced the recent remarks by Hassan Abbasi, a so-called strategist, against the country’s regular Army, and stressed that the IRGC and Army are both the single hand and the iron fist of Iranian nation against enemies.
Iran Air Force equipped with Nasr cruise missiles
Iran’s Defense Ministry has delivered the first batch of a newly developed air-launched cruise missile, dubbed Nasr (Victory), to the country’s Air Force.
National Army Day parades across Iran (PHOTOS)
A photo gallery of parades held across Iran on the National Army Day.
Armed forces mark Army Day in presence of President Rouhani
Marking the National Army Day, units of the Iranian armed forces staged parades on Saturday. The latest Iranian military achievements will be unveiled during the event.
Iranian Army’s massive war game gets underway
The Iranian Army has staged massive maneuvers code-named Mohammad Rasoulallah (Mohammad, the Messenger of God) to display the country’s military prowess.
Iran Army to stage anti-terror war games: General
Iran’s Army plans to practice fighting against terrorism in an upcoming large-scale exercise, a senior army officer says.