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Iran, Russia, China set to begin military drill in N Indian Ocean

Naval forces from China, Iran and Russia are staging joint drills in the northern part of the Indian Ocean later on Thursday.

China says to conduct maritime drills with Iran and Russia in Gulf of Oman

China, Iran and Russia will conduct naval wargames in the Gulf of Oman from March 15 to March 19, China's defense ministry announced on Wednesday.

IRGC commander says Iran has expanded strategic depth to faraway waters

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami says Iran's strategic depth has gone beyond regional waters and now reached the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.

Top Iran military commander: Persian Gulf enjoys full security

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the Persian Gulf region enjoys complete safety. He added the presence of foreign naval forces in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz has diminished remarkably with the Iranian military units projecting power across the region.

Iran’s Leader stresses need for stronger naval presence in intl. waters

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the all-out promotion of combat capabilities of Iran's Navy. He stressed the need for the naval force to continue its presence in international waters and high seas.

Navy chief: Iran seizes two US unmanned vessels for breaching safety laws

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani says the country’s naval forces have seized two American unmanned vessels during a mission in the high seas for violating international maritime law, delivering a warning to the US.

Iran test-fires new anti-ship missile

Iran has test-fried a new surface to sea missile. Footage released by Iran’s IRNA news agency showed Abu Mahdi anti-ship missile being fired at a hypothetical target.

Top Iranian general warns threats posed by US spy drones won’t be tolerated

The chief of staff of Iranian armed forces has warned that the country will not tolerate new threats posed by the enemies to maritime security in the West Asia region.

Nournews: Here’s why IRGC briefly seized US naval drone in Persian Gulf

A news website close to Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) releases details of the brief seizure and release of an unmanned surface vessel (USV) belonging to the US military by the naval forces of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Persian Gulf waters.

Commander: Iran navy to have special missions soon

The commander of the Iranian Navy has said the naval forces of the Army will have been assigned a special mission this year.

Iran navy thwarts attack in Red Sea, piracy foiled

Iranian navy forces have repelled an attack on an Iranian ship in the Red Sea, a high-ranking commander says.

Iran Navy sends fleet to join Russian naval parade in Caspian

Iran sends a 10th naval fleet, featuring two missile boats, to Russia through the Caspian Sea to join the neighboring country’s Navy Day parade.

Navy chief: Iran drone carriers further operational capacity ‘very significantly’

Iran’s navy commander says the recent unveiling of naval groups capable of carrying drones “very significantly” increases naval units’ operational capacity.

Iranian Navy starts drill in Caspian Sea

The Iranian Navy has started a drill in the Caspian Sea which its commander says sends a message of peace and friendship.

Iranian Navy cmdr.: Iran maintains presence in open seas to defend its interests

The commander of the Iranian Navy says the force is at the forefront of defending the Islamic Republic of Iran and maintains a presence 2,000 kilometers into opens seas to safeguard the country’s interests.

Iran, IONS countries begin joint military drills in Indian Ocean

The IMX -- International Maritime Exercise -- 2022 joint military drills have begun with the participation of the navies of Iran, India, Bangladesh and other Indian Ocean littoral states.

Navy commander: Presence in high seas sign of Iran’s might

Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani says the presence of Iranian naval vessels in the high seas is a sign of the country's strength.

Iran Presence at high seas geared to ensuring security: Top Cmdr.

Iran’s Army Navy chief says the country’s presence in the high seas is aimed at ensuring security and sending a message of peace and friendship.

Iran-made vessels join Navy, further boosting the force

Two missile-launching corvettes have been delivered to the Iranian Navy, further boosting the Islamic Republic’s military might at sea.

Alvand destroyer, 4 submarines join Iran navy fleet

Alvand destroyer and four submarines have joined the strategic naval forces of the Iranian army in the country’s southern waters.

Iran, Oman hold joint naval drills

The Islamic Republic of Iran and neighboring Oman have held joint naval drills in Iranian territorial waters in the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz.

“Iran navy to unveil modern maritime equipment soon”

Iran’s navy force will unveil its most modern maritime equipment in the very near future in line with meeting the domestic demands and thwarting the threats against the country, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani says.

Iran navy chief in France for IONS

Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani arrived in Paris late on Sunday, at the invitation of his French counterpart, to attend the summit of the naval commanders of the Indian Ocean Region Littoral Nations.

Navy Chief: Iran enjoys upper hand against enemies

Iran’s Army Navy commander has reiterated the country has the upper hand on the battlefield in case of confrontation with enemies.

Iranian Army to hold new drills

The Iranian Army’s coordinating deputy has said the major stage of the joint military drills code-named Zol-Faqar 1400 will begin on Sunday.

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