The latest news and views about the Iranian Navy
Lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps praised the IRGC naval forces for forming the first layer of confrontation with enemies, stressing the need for increasing military preparedness to deal with arrogant powers.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi downplayed Riyadh's capability to threaten Iran militarily, and stressed that Tehran is able to strike heavy blows at Saudi Arabia if necessary.
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy General Alireza Tangsiri confirmed the western media reports that the IRGC’s speedboats have monitored a US warship in the Persian Gulf's Strait of Hormuz.
Iran’s Navy is going to have an indigenized version of the Phalanx, a close-in weapon system (CIWS) on military vessels which is used for defense against anti-ship missiles, a top commander said.
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that his forces will stage 20 specialized military drills in the current Iranian year, which started on March 20.
Iranian Navy’s 40th flotilla of warships has left for the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea on a mission to provide security, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced on Saturday.
Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Saturday that US and its allies' sanctions have no impact on Iran's naval capabilities.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said the forces extracted a lot of information from the confiscated cell phones and laptops of the US sailors recently captured by Iran after intrusion into the country’s territorial waters.
Iran’s parliament speaker commended the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) naval forces for their well-timed action in the recent arrest of US military forces who had trespassed into the country’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.
Iranian lawmakers have praised naval forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) who captured US sailors trespassing on Iran’s territorial waters last month.
The US Navy has confirmed that one of its warships left an area used by Iran for a naval drill in the Persian Gulf waters after receiving warnings from Iranian forces.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has commended as timely and praiseworthy the “brave” move by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces in arresting US Marines who trespassed into Iran’s territorial waters.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Wednesday that entry of the US Navy boats to Iranian territorial waters was not hostile.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday expressed his pleasure with the swift diplomatic resolution of the recent case of US sailors captured in Iran’s territorial waters, and expressed the hope that the issue would become a model for future cases.
Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi said what happened to American sailors on Tuesday proved how vulnerable the US is in front of powerful Iranian forces.
10 US troops who were arrested by the IRGC Navy Tuesday in Iran’s territorial waters are expected to be released soon, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi announced.
A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has demanded an apology from the United States for the recent trespassing by American naval forces on Iranian territorial waters.
Head of the IRGC Public Relations Department said the 10 US sailors captured aboard two combat vessels in Iran’s waters in the Persian Gulf are being interrogated, saying a “different approach” would be taken if they are proved to have intruded for intelligence operations.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy seized two US Navy combat vessels that had entered Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, capturing 10 US sailors.
Seven of the hijackers have been arrested and sent to prison, Alireza Aghajari, an Iranian prosecutor, said.
The Iranian Navy has repelled pirate attacks on a trading vessel in the Gulf of Aden.
Local experts can now design and test military boats with speeds of up to 120 knots in a naval research laboratory with a test basin.