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Iran to conduct five-day air war games

Iranian Air Force, the National Police, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, and the Basij (volunteer) forces will take part in the three-stage war games since the military exercises are meant to increase the integration of the country’s …

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IRGC plane crashes in southeast Iran

An Iranian military plane crashed in Saravan city in south eastern Sistan and Balouchestan province of Iran, killing the pilot. The incident occurred at 9:30 local time, when the ultra-light gyroplane belonging to the Islamic …

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Iran to buy SU-30 fighter jets from Russia

Iran has announced it plans to purchase a batch of Sukhoi SU-30 jet fighters from Russia to boost its mainly American, aging air force fleet, Iranian defense minister said on Saturday, Tehran Times reported. “The …

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Iran to buy new fighter jets

Purchasing new fighter jets is on the agenda of Iran’s army, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan, the second-in-command of Iranian Army, said, Trend reports. The Iranian army has plans to upgrade the …

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Russia completes delivery of S-300 to Iran

Russia has completed the delivery of S-300 air defence missile systems to Iran, Russia's state arms export agency said. Russia's agreement to provide Iran with S-300 has sparked concern in Israel. Moscow cancelled the contract …

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Iran marks Sacred Defense Week with military parades

Different divisions of Iran’s Armed Forces are holding an annual military parade on the first day of the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the 36th anniversary of the eight-year Iraqi-Iranian war. The parade at the mausoleum of …

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Italian military delegation visits Iran

A military delegation from the Italian Army is in Iran for talks and visits to different units of the Iranian Armed Forces, Tasnim News Agency reported. Led by a ranking official from the Italian Army General Staff, the 5-strong …

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Iran deploys Russia's S-300 to Fordo nuclear site

Iran has deployed Russian-made long-range S-300 missiles at its Fordo uranium enriching plant in order to bolster the security of the facility.  The anti-aircraft missiles were positioned at the plant hours after the theocratic …

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Iran unveils VTOL drone for aerial photography

Iran’s Defense Ministry on Saturday unveiled a homegrown Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities used for aerial photography, Tasnim News Agency reported. The Iranian drone, dubbed …

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Iranian boats harass US ship in Strait of Hormuz

Four Iranian small boats harassed a US Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations John Richardson said. According ti him, the incident involving the guided missile destroyer USS Nitze …

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Iran unveils Bavar-373

Iran unveiled the long-range Bavar-373 homegrown missile defense system during a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani, who was visiting Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) at the Ministry of …

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Iran launches production lines for missile fuses

Iran has launched several production lines for making proximity fuses that are used in rockets and missiles. Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan attended the ceremony for inaugurating the …

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