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Iran to Build Long Range Missile Defense System
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi unveiled his ministry's plans to produce long-range air defense missiles in a bid to strengthen the country's defensive capability against potential enemy attacks.

Commander Hails Iran's Military Power as Deterrent to Enemy Threats
TEHRAN (FNA)- Enemies do not dare to attack Iran due to the country's deterrent power and its advanced military equipment and technologies, a senior Iranian commander stressed on Tuesday. ( 18:33:56 - 2010/04/13)

Iranian Fighter-Bombers to Stage Air Show in Days
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army Air Force is due to display different types of its fighter-bombers in an air show to be staged during military parades on Army Day on April 18, an Iranian commander announced on Monday. ( 17:40:08 - 2010/04/12)

MP Hails Iran's High Deterrent Power
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's high capabilities in military fields can serve as a deterrent to enemy aggression, an Iranian legislator pointed out on Monday. ( 16:33:52 - 2010/04/12)

Iran's DM Stresses Popularity of Islamic Establishment in Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi on Monday underlined popularity of the Islamic ruling system in Iran, saying that the Iranian nation would extend full support to the Islamic establishment in case the country comes under military attacks by the enemies. ( 16:21:34 - 2010/04/12)

Iran Builds Hi-Tech Air Defense Shield
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran built the first home-made mid-range missile defense system named as 'Mersad', the defense ministry announced on Sunday. ( 14:16:44 - 2010/04/11)

Commander Downplays US Threats against Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian Army commander downplayed the recent nuclear threat by the United States against Iran, saying Washington's threat is "theoretical", rather than practical, in nature. ( 18:03:40 - 2010/04/10)

Commander Stresses Enemies' Weakness against Iran's Navy
TEHRAN (FNA)- Enemies of Iran are well aware of our country's naval power and they do not dare to attack our country, Iranian Army's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari reiterated on Saturday. ( 17:07:40 - 2010/04/10)

DM: Iran Keeps All Options Open for Confronting Threats
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi on Thursday stressed that Tehran will keep all defensive options on the table for defending the country against enemies' threats. ( 17:18:18 - 2010/04/09)

Commander Warns US against Invasion of Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian military commander on Thursday warned the United States against any potential attack on Iran, saying that if the US attacks the country, none of the American troops in the region will go back home alive. ( 16:52:40 - 2010/04/09)

Official: Moscow Committed to Delivery of S-300 Missiles to Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia is committed to its agreement for the delivery of the anti-aircraft S-300 missile system to Iran, Head of Russia's Technical and Military Cooperation Agency Michael Dmitriev said. ( 15:30:24 - 2010/04/08)

Iran Boosts Air Defense Preparedness
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander on Wednesday said that the country's air defense unit has promoted the level of its combat preparedness throughout the country during the last Iranian year (ended March 20). ( 16:57:45 - 2010/04/07)

DM: Israel Too Weak to Attack Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi rejected the speculations that Israel might launch an attack against the country, warning that any aggression by the regime will be reciprocated by a crushing response causing its annihilation. ( 14:26:09 - 2010/04/07)

Iranian Navy to Dispatch 8th Fleet of Warships to Gulf of Aden
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy is ready to dispatch the 8th fleet of warships to the Gulf of Aden, a senior Iranian commander announced on Tuesday. ( 18:56:49 - 2010/04/06)

Iranian Warships Foil Attempted Hijack of Oil-Tanker
TEHRAN (FNA)- An attempt by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden to hijack an Iranian oil tanker was nipped in the bud after an Iranian fleet of warships present in the region rushed to the scene and attacked the buccaneers' vessel. ( 17:21:00 - 2010/04/06)

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