The latest news and views about the Iranian Navy
A top Iranian commander says Iran views as ridiculous the idea of coordinating its moves in the Persian Gulf with the American warships deployed there.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the USS Nimitz has fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat on Friday in the Persian Gulf in the second clash between the two sides over the past few days.
US House of Representatives has approved a bill calling for the establishment of special communication channels between Iran and the United States in the Persian Gulf.
The Iranian Navy and a visiting flotilla of warships from China launched a joint naval exercise in Iran’s southern waters near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday.
New photos have been released showing senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Major General Qassem Soleimani, on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Karbala.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a sarcastic message questioned the US Navy’s presence in the Persian Gulf, 7,500 miles away from the US territory.
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said 20,000 of his forces have been stationed in the Makran region located in southeast of the country, along the coasts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
Iran and Saudi Arabia were confirmed as participants in the “Aman 2017” naval drills held in Pakistani waters on Friday.
Two US defence officials have claimed that an Iranian vessel has pointed its weapon at a US military helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, in what they describe an “unsafe and unprofessional” move.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for enhancement of the Iranian naval forces’ presence in international waters and expanding the Navy’s power in balance with the merit of the Islamic Establishment.
Iran’s Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi praised the Navy’s capabilities, saying two homegrown watercraft are ready for naval missions in places as far as the Atlantic Ocean.
Iran’s Navy chief says its forces have escorted 3,844 commercial ships to ensure their safe passage in the Gulf of Aden, where pirates are active.
A Russian Navy’s vessel, dubbed Yantar, utilized for oceanography and research projects, docked at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas, by the Persian Gulf, on Friday.
The 44th Fleet of the Iranian Navy moored at Dar es Salaam port on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast on Saturday morning.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy in a statement on Wednesday warned Saudi Arabia against any move under the pretext of military drills which would endanger security and stir tension in the Persian Gulf.
Iranian and Italian naval fleet staged joint military drills in the international waters near the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan Province.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari advised the US to quit wasting the American people’s assets by ending “malicious and harmful” naval presence in the Persian Gulf, the Iranian nation’s home.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander called on the US forces to put an end to their presence in the Persian Gulf before any problem arises in the region.
The Iranian Navy’s 42nd flotilla of warships rescued seven sailors aboard a vessel that had been adrift in the northern Indian Ocean for two weeks, a high-ranking Navy official announced.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari on Thursday, July 21, highlighted the country’s preparedness to counter any threat, particularly in the Persian Gulf, where the IRGC Navy is ready to fight US warships.