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News number: 8809281562

18:01 | 2009-12-19

Defence

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Commander Lauds Iranian Army's Logistic Capability

TEHRAN (FNA)- A top commander lauded the advancements made by the Iranian Army in areas of logistics, reminding that rapid dispatch and deployment of troops and equipments is among the main features of a powerful army.



"Today, we have fortunately reached a level of advancement and preparedness in logistics and transportation that we are able to be in every corner of the country with full force and equipment in the least time possible," Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Force General Kioumars Heidari said on Saturday.

"Part of the deterrent power of the Islamic Republic of Iran's ruling system lies in its Armed Forces' power and might and preparedness for battles, and transportation constitutes a part of this power ," Heidari went on saying.

He said that the Iranian Army's Ground Force is now at an admirably good and acceptable level of preparedness in movement and transportation, thanks to the capability of its personnel.

Reminding that rapid mobility and movement constitutes 70 percent of the power and capability of the world's most advanced armies, the commander added, "Given the importance of the issue, they (world's most powerful armies) have paid very special attention to this topic and allocated huge funds to it."