The latest news and views about Iran’s defensive capabilities
IRGC chief: Iran achieved all cutting-edge military tech existing in world
The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it could be said almost with certainty that Iran has achieved all the cutting-edge military technologies that exist in the world today.
Defense Ministry says ready to help meet needs of Iranian auto makers
Iran’s defense minister says the organ under his watch sees itself duty-bound to help fulfill the needs of the country’s strategic and vital infrastructure, including those of auto makers, amid tough sanctions in place against the Islamic Republic.
Army air defenses can monitor 1000s of kilometers beyond Iran borders: Cmdr.
The commander of the Iranian Army’s Air Defense Force says the Islamic Republic is today in possession of the most advanced air defense hardware and is capable of monitoring thousands of kilometers beyond its borders.
Leader’s adviser: Iranian defense power never up for negotiations
An advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the ex-Iraqi regime’s Western-backed war on Iran in the 1980s taught the country not to engage in any negotiations over its defense power.
President Raisi: Iran military power grew despite sanctions
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran has made huge progress in its military sector despite threats, pressures and sanctions by enemies and this has happened due to the high motivation of defensive industries to achieve self-sufficiency.
Minister: Iran defense equipment production grows by 125%
Iran witnessed a whopping 125 percent increase in its defense equipment production last year, 25 percent ahead of the schedule, according to the Iranian defense minister.
Iran’s Defense Ministry reports fatal accident at Parchin military site
Iran’s Defense Ministry says one person has been killed in an accident at the Parchin military site, east of the capital, Tehran.
Iran unveils two new drone, missile bases
The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corp says the country has enough potent homegrown arms but its major weapon is the determination and faith of the Iranian people.
Iran unveils 10 upgraded missile and ammunition defense systems
Iran has unveiled 10 upgraded missile and ammunition defense systems for ground combat.
Iran Daily: New missile display of power at critical time
The Iranian government’s newspaper “Iran” has described the unveiling of Kheibar Shekan Missile by the armed forces as a display of national power as Vienna talks on the 2015 nuclear agreement reach final and complicated stages.
US eager to discuss Iran military might during Vienna talks: Kayhan
An Iranian conservative newspaper says the United States wants to discuss Iran’s military capabilities during Vienna talks.
Iran unveils new Qiam missile with range of 1,000km
Iran’s Tasnim News Agency has released some information about the country’s Qiam ballistic missile with the range of 1000 kilometers.
Iran increases military budget
The IRIB says as per a budget bill submitted by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to Parliament for fiscal year 2022, Iran will spend 4.5 billion euros to beef up its military might.
Iran military commander: Missile drills a message to Zionists
The chairman of Iran’s Chief of Staff has said the recent military drills in the country codenamed The Great Prophet 17 was a response to the recent threats by the Zionist regime.
Iran large-scale drills: Anti-ship cruise missiles destroy targets
Iran's armed forces have launched domestically manufactured anti-ship cruise missiles during the main phase of massive drills codenamed Zolfaghar 1400.
Marine targets of mock enemy destroyed during drills: Iranian comdr.
F-4 Phantom warplanes of Iran’s Air force have destroyed targets at sea during large-scale Iranian Army maneuvers.
Iran’s army launches Zolfaghar 1400 military drills
The Iranian army has kicked off the main phase of its Zolfaghar 1400 military drills in the southern Mokran coastal area.
Iran commander says any threat to face decisive response
A high-ranking Iranian military commander says Iranian air defense network monitors the operation of all planes and drones closely. Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base has also warned Iran's air defense will definitely respond to any kind of threat decisively.
IRGC Commander: Iran expanding military might quickly
The commander of Iran’s Islamic revolution Guards Corps says the country is fast expanding the sphere of its naval force power.
IRGC chief: Iran has developed sophisticated air defense systems
Major General Hossein Salami, the Commander-in-Chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps, has said Iran has made significant achievements in air defense against big powers.
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 Capable of Destroying Airborne Targets at 200km Range”
The commander of the Iranian army’s air defense force says the country is equipped with systems that can destroy targets at a range of more than 200 kilometers.
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 unveil new domestic missile defense system
Iran’s deputy defense minister says the country will soon unveil the latest version of its surface-to-air Bavar-373 missile with more capabilities than the Russian-made S-400.
IRGC Unveils New Chopper-Mounted Missiles
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has unveiled its latest weapon which can be mounted on choppers to hit enemy targets.