Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Defensive Capabilities

Top General Says Iran Ready to Meet Iraq’s Defence Needs

Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says defense cooperation between neighboring Iran and Iraq will improve security in the Arab country in the face of US efforts to revive terrorists in the region.

Iran’s IRGC Unveils New Ballistic Missile System amid US Votes

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled a homegrown multiple ballistic missile launcher on Wednesday.

China to Respect Int’l Rules on Arms Exports: Envoy to Iran

China’s ambassador to Tehran says his country will remain committed to its international obligations when it comes to the export of military equipment.

Iran to Decide How to End Possible US-Waged War: Top General

A senior Iranian military commander has warned the United States against launching any possible war against Iran.

Iran’s President Hails Arms Embargo Lifting as Victory of Logic over Force

The termination of the UN arms embargo on Iran marks a victory for rationalism and rule of law against force and bullying, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said.

Iran Not to Join Regional Arms Race: Spokesman

The spokesperson for the Iranian government says the Islamic Republic would never enter a regional arms race despite the termination of the UN arms embargo on Tehran, taking a swipe at the US for turning the region into a stockpile of weapons.

Iran to Give ‘Direct Response’ to Any Israeli Threat in Persian Gulf

Iran’s defense minister says the Islamic Republic will give a "clear and direct" response to any possible Israeli threat against its interests in the Persian Gulf.

Iran Can Meet 90% of Defence Needs Domestically: DM

Iran’s defence minister says the country is capable of producing 90 percent of its defence needs domestically, and that is a bitter pill to swallow for Washington.

Iran Will Now Conduct Legal Arms Trade with Other Countries: UN Mission

Iran’s mission to the United Nations says with the termination of the UN arms embargo on Iran, the country will now conduct legal trade in weapons with other states.

‘Bans Can No More Be Cited as Excuse to Seize Arms of Iranian Origin’

A senior Iranian official says with the termination of the UN arms embargo on Tehran, no one can refer to sanctions as a pretext to seize weapons of Iranian origin in other countries.

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.

Rascals in US Driveling about Iran’s Defence Power: Leader

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says the reason why “nonsense-talking rascals” in the United States are kicking up a fuss about Iran’s defence and missile potentialities is Tehran’s precise and wise calculations to achieve those capabilities.

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).

Iraqi Imposed War Proved Cost of Invading Iran Very High: Leader

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic’s resistance against the Iraqi war imposed on the country in the 1980s proved that it is “very costly” to invade Iran.

Iran Vows to Respond If US Makes Any New Strategic Mistake

Iran's government spokesman has warned the United States against making any fresh strategic mistakes, vowing to respond proportionately if that ever happens.

Iran to Boost Range of Homegrown Missiles: Defence Minister

The Iranian defence minister says the country seeks to increase its missile capability.

Iranian Drone Chases Away 3 US Aircraft on 2nd Day of Naval Drills

Iran’s military says it has intercepted three US aircraft that had intruded into the country’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in violation of rules that regulate large-scale naval exercises.

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 Among World’s Top 5 Military Speedboat Producers

A Defence Ministry official says Iran’s advances in the naval industries have placed the country among the world's top five manufacturers of military speedboats capable of launching missiles.

Iran Says Ready to Export Aviation Systems to Other Countries

An Iranian Defence Ministry official says the domestic aviation industries have made such great progress in recent years that Iran is now able to fulfill the demands of other countries for various systems.

Range of Iran’s Air-Launched Cruise Missiles to Exceed 1,000 km

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has unveiled plans to extend the range of homegrown air-launched cruise missiles beyond 1,000 kilometers.

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 Has Homegrown Radars with Range of 3,000 km: Top General

A senior Iranian military official says the country is in possession of radars capable of spotting targets as far as 3,000 kilometres away.

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