Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday appointed the deputy commander of the Quds Force, Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani, to replace Qassem Soleimani after the former top general was killed in a U.S. airstrike.
The commander of Iran’s navy has confirmed that his forces will participate in joint exercises with Russia and China beginning later this year
The Iranian navy announced it would build a new kind of warship — a destroyer displacing as much as 7,000 tons of water, potentially placing it roughly in the same class as major American and European surface combatants
In an interview with Tasnim, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said an Iranian naval fleet will be dispatched to St. Petersburg in the near future on the occasion of Russia’s Navy Day
Iran has begun widescale air defense drills, simulating a potential aerial invasion amid regional unrest and a powerful U.S. Navy warship sailed near its shores
The Iranian navy added a brand new, domestically-made stealth destroyer to its fleet on Saturday, Reuters reports, deploying the warship and its purported radar-evading systems to join rest of the country’s regular navy at the mouth of the strategically-crucial Strait of Hormuz in yet another challenge to the U.S. Navy.
Iran now has an effective military advantage over the US and its allies in the Middle East because of its ability to wage war using third parties such as Shia militias and insurgents, according to a military thinktank.
Iran’s regular army has held an unexpected drill northwest of the country, near the common border with Turkey on Wednesday, October 9
Iran has offered to hold joint military drills with Qatar, said the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy on Thursday, the official IRIB news agency reported
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has attended a military parade starting the Sacred Defense Week — the country’s annual commemorations of the outbreak of war with Iraq in 1980. While Rohani inspected the September 22 display of troops and equipment in the capital, Tehran, a naval parade took place in the port of Bandar Abbas
China, Russia and Iran are planning a joint naval drill in the Sea of Oman and northern Indian Ocean “soon”, a semi-official Iranian news outlet reported on Saturday, just days after the United States blamed Iran for a drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities