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

Iran’s Military Says Ready to Set up Field Hospitals to Treat...

A senior Iranian military commander says the Armed Forces stand ready to set up makeshift hospitals to treat coronavirus patients if need be.

Iran to Trade Weapons with ‘Many Friends’ Once Embargo Lifted: Envoy

An Iranian diplomat says the country has “many friends” and partners to start trading in armaments with them in line with its national interests days before a decade-old United Nations arms embargo against Tehran expires.

188 Homegrown Drones Delivered to Iran’s IRGC

As many as 188 Iranian-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been delivered to the naval force of the country’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iranian Forces Attend Russia’s Kavkaz-2020 Military Drills

Russia has launched the Kavkaz (or Caucasus) 2020 joint military drills with neighboring countries in its Southern Military District and in the Black and Caspian Seas.

Iran Producing 90% of Its Defence Needs Domestically: Minister

Iran’s Defence Minister has downplayed the US efforts to have the UN’s arms embargo extended against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic is currently producing the majority of its defence equipment despite the sanctions.

Iran Warns Americans to Leave Army Maneuver Zone

The Iranian military says it has warned the US to take its drones out of the area in which the army is conducting a military exercise.

Iran’s Army to Stage Massive Exercises in Southern Waters

The Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran will stage a joint manoeuvre dubbed “Zolfaqar” as of Thursday.

Iran Not to Compromise on Its Security: Navy Chief

A senior Iranian military commander has warned enemies against making any moves against the Islamic Republic, saying Iran will not compromise on its security.

Iran’s Military Satellite Takes High-Resolution Images of US Base in Qatar

The military satellite Noor, sent into orbit by Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has taken clear mosaic images of Al-Udeid Air Base, the forward headquarters of the US military’s Central Command in Qatar.

Iran Begins Final Phase of Major War Games in Strait of...

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has commenced the final phase of major military drills codenamed “The Great Prophet 14.”