Iran's Armed Forces
The latest news and views about the Iranian Armed Forces, including the country’s Army and IRGC forces.
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.
President Raisi: Any attack on Iran to face crushing response
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has strongly warned the Islamic Republic’s enemies against any aggression on the country.
Iran’s defense minister: Armed forces’ combat power a ‘fundamental priority’
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Gharaei Ashtiani says boosting the Islamic Republic’s armed forces’ combat power is of utmost significance as the rivals and enemies are constantly flexing their military muscles.
‘Iran Army’s Ground Force equipped with precision-guided, smart weapons’
The commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Force says the military division under his watch is armed with precision-guided and smart weapons, describing the Force’s defense and military achievements as a “thorn in the side of the sworn enemies” of the country.
Iranian Army to hold new drills
The Iranian Army’s coordinating deputy has said the major stage of the joint military drills code-named Zol-Faqar 1400 will begin on Sunday.
Iran holds nationwide aerial drills
The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force is holding massive nationwide drills involving bombers, jet fighters, and attack and surveillance drones.
Iran’s Army, IRGC Begin Joint Air Defense Drills
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Iranian Army have kicked off a joint air defense war game in central Iran.
Iran Army Ground Force launches drills in northwest
The Army’s Ground Force has begun military drills codenamed ‘Fatehan Kheibar’ in Iran's northwest.
Iran Army to Stage Drills in Northwest of Country
A top Iranian military commander says a war game will be held in the northwest of the country on October 1, 2021 involving a number of Ground Force units of the Army.
Top military commander: Iran skies safer than ever
The commander of the Iranian Army's Air Defense Force has described the Islamic Republic's airspace as safer than ever before.
Iran to Openly Announce Any Possible Response to Enemies: Top General
A top Iranian military official says if Iran is to respond to its enemies, it will announce it openly like when it carried out a retaliatory attack on the Ain al-Assad airbase in Iraq in retaliation for Washington’s assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.
Iranian Military Joins Hands with Relief Teams to Supply Water to Deprived Villages
The Ground Force of the Iranian Army and Judiciary officials along with relief teams have launched work to supply water to rural areas in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Foreign Forces Must Leave Middle East: Iranian General
A senior Iranian military commander says foreign troops should leave the West Asia region.
Iran Army to Hold Massive Air Defence Drills in Isfahan
The Iranian Army will start its "Sky Shield 2021" air defence drills on Tuesday in the central province of Isfahan.
Iran Developing Wide-Body Combat Drone with Range of 3,000km
The Iranian Army is in final stages of developing the country’s first wide-body combat drone with a range of 3,000 kilometres.
Iran, Russia Start Joint Naval Drills North of Indian Ocean
Iran and Russia have kicked off joint naval maneuvers called "Marine Security Belt" in the north of the Indian Ocean.
Homegrown Destroyer, Mine-Sweeping Vessel to Join Iran’s Navy: DM
A domestically-developed destroyer as well as a mine-sweeping vessel will join the Naval forces of the Iranian Army, according to the country's defence minister.
Iran, India Must Boost Mutual Cooperation: Defence Minister
Iran’s defence minister, who is visiting India on an official trip, says Tehran and New Delhi should boost their cooperation in different areas.
Iran to Raze Tel Aviv, Haifa to Ground If Israel Makes Mistake: Cmdr.
A senior Iranian military official says if the Israeli regime makes the slightest mistake, Iran will level Haifa and Tel Aviv to the ground.
Iran Armed Forces Fully Prepared for Any Israeli Attack: Official
The chief of staff of the Iranian president’s office has dismissed the Zionist regime’s threats against Iran as psychological warfare, but at the same time stressed that the Iranian Armed Forces are fully prepared to protect the country.
Iranian Army Ground Force to Hold Drills Along Oman Sea Coasts
The Iranian Army Ground Force has geared up to stage a military exercise along the Makran coasts of the Sea of Oman, southeast of Iran.
Range of Iranian Suicide Drones Upgraded to 4,000km: Army General
A senior Iranian Army general claims the country has managed to increase the range of its homegrown suicide drones to 4,000 kilometres.
Iran’s Army Starts First Large-Scale Drone Drills
The Iranian Army has started a joint and large-scale drone drill with its different divisions primarily in Semnan, central Iran.