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Iran's defense budget increases by 86%

Iran has boosted its defense budget by 86% in the past four years, the Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said. "Our budget in the defense and security field has increased 86% in the past 4 …

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Iran tests new anti-submarine missiles

Iran’s Navy has successfully test-fired new domestically-manufactured missiles during the military maneuvers underway in the strategic southern waters. During Monday’s exercises, laser-guided anti-submarine Dehlaviyeh …

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IRGC start military drills in Iran

The Ground Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) have started military maneuvers in the Dasht-e Kavir desert. Codenamed Payambar-e-A’azam (the Great Prophet) 11, the wargames got off the ground on Monday, …

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 Iran fires another missile - media

A US official said that Iran fired a defensive surface-to-air missile (SAM) on Wednesday, CNN reports. The missile used in Wednesday's launch was a short-range Mersad surface-to-air missile, which impacted 35 miles away, according …

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Iran begins mass production of new military equipment

Iran begins the mass production of state-of-the-art defense equipment newly designed and manufactured by experts at home to enhance the country’s capabilities in ground and aerial warfare, the country's Defense Minister Brigadier …

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Iran confirms new missile test

Iran's Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said the Islamic Republic had tested a new missile, but added the test did not breach Tehran's nuclear accord with world powers or a UN Security Council …

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 Iran to boost missile capabilities

The Iranian Parliament has approved a bill, which obligates the government to enhance the country’s defense power in line with national interests and security, Press-TV reports. The bill requires that the Iranian government …

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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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