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Iranians stage popular maritime parade in support of Gaza

Thousands of light and heavy vessels staged popular maritime parades in Iran’s southern and northern regions on Thursday to express their solidarity with Palestinians amid a months-long Israeli genocidal campaign in the Gaza Strip.

Iran, China, Russia conclude joint naval maneuvers in Gulf of Oman

Iranian, Chinese, and Russian navies and aviation forces wrapped up the active phase of their joint drills dubbed Maritime Security Belt 2024 in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday.

IRGC deploys new warships in joint drills with Russia, China

Three indigenous warships, recently added to the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) naval fleet, have taken part in a combined naval exercise at the northern tip of the Indian Ocean, and conducted major maritime maneuvers.

Iran seizes US oil cargo worth $50mln in Persian Gulf

Iran has confiscated a cargo of the US oil over a lawsuit filed by patients with a rare skin disease, whose lives are at risk due to Washington's sanctions.

Iran’s Navy takes delivery of new military equipment

The Iranian Navy took delivery of dozens of new watercraft and weapons on Wednesday.

Iran’s destroyer participates in India’s naval exercise

Iran’s Navy has dispatched its domestically designed and manufactured Dena destroyer to India to participate in the Milan 2024 multinational naval drills. The exercises hosted by New Delhi will feature over 50 countries, including the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Vietnam, and Indonesia, as well as Iran, Russia, Yemen, Qatar, and Iraq.

Russia, Iran navies train in India alongside vessels from US, Europe

India has kick-started a nine-day mega naval exercise in Visakhapatnam with participation of around 50 navies that came amid the fractious geopolitical environment including growing global concerns over deteriorating situation in the Red Sea.

IRGC commander says elite forces launched long-range ballistic missile from warship

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has successfully fired a long-range ballistic missile from one of its warships, the commander-in-chief of the IRGC has stated.

94th battle group of the Iranian Navy back home

The 94th battle group of the Iranian Navy under the command of the Alborz Destroyer docks in southern Iran after a 91-day mission during which the warships sailed more than 12 thousand kilometers.

Iran says to hold joint naval drill with Russia, China in near future

Military forces from Iran, Russia and China are going to stage a joint naval drill in the coming weeks, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani stated on Monday.

Iranian navy seizes oil tanker in retaliation for oil theft by U.S.

In a move retaliating against the theft of Iranian oil by the United States, the Navy of the Iranian Army announced the seizure of the Nicholas ST oil tanker in the Sea of Oman.

Abu Mahdi warship joins IRGC Navy

During a ceremony in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) added new missile launcher vessels, reconnaissance vessels, speedboats, torpedo-dropping vessels, and Abu Mahdi ship to its navy.

Iranian warship enters Red Sea amid regional tensions

Iran’s Alborz destroyer has passed through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait and entered the Red Sea amid rising tensions in West Asia.

Iran’s Navy unveils new modern equipment, including drones, missiles

The Naval Force of the Iranian Army has unveiled its latest achievements only to add more state-of-the-art equipment to its repertoire of domestically developed devices.

Iran Navy’s progress during past 4 decades ‘unbelievable, remarkable’: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has lauded achievements made by the Iranian Navy after the 1979 Islamic Revolution as “remarkable and unbelievable".

Deylaman destroyer joins Iran’s Caspian fleet

The Iranian Navy’s northern fleet is equipped with the Deylaman destroyer in a ceremony on Monday attended by military top brass, including Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mohammad Bagheri.

Iranian navy commander says the force to deliver new homemade destroyer soon

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani has stated the force will take delivery of a new homegrown destroyer in the near future, which is furnished with much more advanced and elaborate systems compared to the military vessels already unveiled.

Iran navy parade held in Persian Gulf 

Iranian armed forces hold naval parade in Persian Gulf, marking the Sacred Defense Week. 

Iran Leader: Superpowers cannot monopolize privilege of sailing across high seas

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised the Iranian Navy for making its presence felt in international waters in defiance of attempts by superpowers to monopolize the use of the high seas.

IRGC unveils new strategic equipment

New strategic systems and equipment have been unveiled and delivered to the Naval Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

IRGC Navy starts drills to defend island in Persian Gulf

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has begun drills simulating the defense of an island in the Persian Gulf that the United Arab Emirates lays claims to.

“Iran’s new missile Abu Mahdi uses AI for determining flight direction” 

A spokesman for Iran’s Defense Ministry says enemies must not contemplate creating insecurity in the region because if they threaten the Islamic Republic, they will have to move beyond the reach of the country’s Abu Mahdi missiles. 

Commander of Iran’s Navy arrives in Russia for annual parade

Commander of Iran’s Navy Admiral Shahram Irani has arrived in the Russian port city of Saint Petersburg to take part in an annual parade to honor Russian Navy Day.

Iran hopes to avenge allied Iraqi commander killed by US with eponymous missile at sea

Iranian naval forces have received a new missile that is named after allied Iraqi Commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, whom an Iranian commander says the country hopes to avenge using the same missile.

Iranian Navy chief in Pakistan, seeking enhanced maritime cooperation

Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani has arrived in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on a three-day visit.

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