The latest news and views about Iran’s defensive capabilities
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.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled a homegrown multiple ballistic missile launcher on Wednesday.
China’s ambassador to Tehran says his country will remain committed to its international obligations when it comes to the export of military equipment.
A senior Iranian military commander has warned the United States against launching any possible war against Iran.
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.
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’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’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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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's government spokesman has warned the United States against making any fresh strategic mistakes, vowing to respond proportionately if that ever happens.
The Iranian defence minister says the country seeks to increase its missile capability.
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’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.
The Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran will stage a joint manoeuvre dubbed “Zolfaqar” as of Thursday.
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.
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.
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has unveiled plans to extend the range of homegrown air-launched cruise missiles beyond 1,000 kilometers.
A senior Iranian military commander has warned enemies against making any moves against the Islamic Republic, saying Iran will not compromise on its security.
A senior Iranian military official says the country is in possession of radars capable of spotting targets as far as 3,000 kilometres away.