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IRGC Navy Unveils New Underground Missile Base

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has unveiled its new underground missile base at an undisclosed location.

Iran, Russia Start Joint Naval Drills North of Indian Ocean

Iran and Russia have kicked off joint naval maneuvers called "Marine Security Belt" in the north of the Indian Ocean.

Homegrown Destroyer, Mine-Sweeping Vessel to Join Iran’s Navy: DM

A domestically-developed destroyer as well as a mine-sweeping vessel will join the Naval forces of the Iranian Army, according to the country's defence minister.

340 Combat Speedboats Added to IRGC Navy’s Fleet

340 combat speedboats of various types have been delivered to the Naval Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for operations in Iran’s southern waters.

Iranian Navy Starts War Games in Strategic Southern Waters

The Iranian Navy on Wednesday took delivery of a forward base ship and a corvette as it started a military exercise in Iran’s southern waters.

Makran Forward Base Ship Joins Iran’s Navy Fleet

The Iranian forward base ship Makran joined the country’s naval fleet on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, upon the order of Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.

Naval Parade in Persian Gulf Marks Anniv. of IRGC Seizure of US Navy Boats

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has held a naval parade involving 700 speedboats in the Persian Gulf, marking the fifth anniversary of its seizure of two US Navy command boats.

Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Chemical Tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran has seized a South-Korean-flagged chemical tanker in its southern waters over "chemical pollution" of the Persian Gulf, informed sources say.

US Navy Acting with More Respect in Persian Gulf: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the US naval forces are acting with more respect towards Iran after receiving the Iranian military’s message.

Iran to Unveil Locally-Produced Destroyer Soon

Iran’s defence minister says domestically developed destroyer Dena will be unveiled and handed over to the Army’s Naval Force in the near future.

Iran Launches Modern Heavy Ocean-Going Warship

A heavy ocean-going vessel has joined the naval fleet of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

US ‘Terrorists’ Must Leave Region or Face Consequences: IRGC

A senior Iranian commander says the United States must end its military presence in the region or expect a crushing response from the Islamic Republic.

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 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.

Over 110 Missile Boats Delivered to Iranian Naval Forces

112 military boats have been delivered to the Islamic Republic’s naval forces during a ceremony held in the port city of Bandar Abbas. 

Iran Says Will Contonue Regular Naval Missions in Persian Gulf

An Iranian military official says the Islamic Republic of Iran's naval units will continue their regular missions in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman as before despite the US Navy's latest directive.

‘US Sends 4 Warships to Caribbean for Possible Encounter with Iran Tankers’

The US Navy has sent its P8-Poseidon patrol aircraft from the VP-26 Tridents as well as four warships to the Caribbean region for possible encounter with a group of Iranian super-tankers moving fuel to Venezuela, a report says.

Iran Army Chief: 4 Military Teams Investigating Naval Tragedy

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi says four teams of military experts are probing into the accident in a recent naval training exercise that killed 19 servicemen on board ‘Konarak’ support vessel in the country’s southeastern waters.

Iran’s Leader Orders Probe into Naval Accident

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Iranian Army to hold an inquiry about the accident in a recent naval training exercise that resulted in the martyrdom of 19 servicemen on board ‘Konarak’ support vessel in Iran’s southeastern waters.

Funeral Held for 19 Victims of Naval Incident in Southern Iran

A funeral procession has been held for 19 Iranian Navy personnel who lost their lives in a recent incident involving the Navy’s Konarak logistical and support vessel in the country’s southern waters.

Several Killed, Injured in Naval Accident Off Southern Iranian Coast

At least 19 have been killed and 15 others injured in a naval accident involving a light Iranian vessel in the south of the country.

Iran’s IRGC Says Following Americans in Persian Gulf ‘Like A Falcon’

A senior Iranian military commander says Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is closely monitoring the movements of US troops in the region.

Iran Not Interested in Escalation of Tensions in Persian Gulf: Spokesman

Iranian government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says the Islamic Republic does not welcome increased tensions in the Persian Gulf, and it will do its best...

Iran Will Never Start Conflict, Tension in Region: President

Iran’s president has told the Emir of Qatar that Tehran is closely watching the US troops’ movements, but will never start a conflict or tension in the region.

Iran Says US Prevented Its Routine Patrols in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the recent warning by Iranian patrol units came after US forces prevented IRGC troops from conducting legal patrols in the Persian Gulf.

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