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Army Continues Massive Naval Wargames
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army on Thursday held the second day of a six-staged naval maneuver, codenamed Vellayat 89, in the Strait of Hormuz and northern Indian Ocean. ( 15:44:31 - 2010/05/06)



Iran Disbands PJAK Terrorist Team
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian officials announced on Wednesday that they have disbanded a team of terrorists sent by the Iraq-based armed opposition group, PJAK (Party for a Free Life in Kurdistan), to stage terrorist operations in western Iran. ( 16:05:51 - 2010/05/05)



Iranian Navy Plane Captures US Aircraft Carrier on Film
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian army commander announced on Tuesday that an Iranian navy plane has captured US aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower on film during a reconnaissance operation over the Sea of Oman. ( 18:21:29 - 2010/05/04)



Iran to Stage Naval Wargames in Strait of Hormouz
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army plans to hold a six-staged naval maneuver, codenamed Vellayat 89, in the Strait of Hormuz and northern Indian Ocean, a senior Iranian commander announced on Tuesday. ( 17:33:25 - 2010/05/04)



Iran Inaugurates Production Line of Anti-Cruise Missile Shield
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Tuesday inaugurated production line of a powerful missile defense shield to destroy incoming cruise missiles, the defense ministry announced Tuesday. ( 15:38:27 - 2010/05/04)



Somali Pirates' Attack Repelled by Iranian Navy
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy's fleet of warships dispatched to the Gulf of Aden repelled attempted hijack of a foreign vessel by the Somali pirates, the Iranian Navy announced on Sunday. ( 17:55:03 - 2010/05/02)



Envoy Stresses Defensive Nature of Iran's Military Program
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian diplomat on Sunday underlined Tehran's opposition to expansionist policies, and said the country's military development program is merely aimed at defensive purposes. ( 15:47:02 - 2010/05/02)



Iran Builds New Anti-Cruise Missile System
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi announced on Sunday that his ministry has produced a powerful anti-missile system to destroy incoming cruise missiles. ( 15:15:46 - 2010/05/02)



Commander: Navy Ready to Safeguard Iran's Territorial Waters
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy is fully prepared to safeguard and defend the country's territorial waters, specially the Persian Gulf, a senior Iranian commander underlined on Saturday. ( 17:27:20 - 2010/05/01)



Iranian Defense Ministry Produces New Combat Choppers
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has produced a number of domestically-designed combat choppers named 'Toufan' (Hurricane) which are equipped with hi-tech weapons and anti-tank missiles, the defense ministry announced on Saturday. ( 15:49:47 - 2010/05/01)



Commander: Foreign Forces "Source of Insecurity" in Region
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian military commander called the world powers' military buildup in the Persian Gulf as the root cause of the current security crisis in the region, and asked for regional cooperation to establish peace and security in the region. ( 15:57:42 - 2010/04/28)



Senior MP: Iran Capable of Blocking Strait of Hormuz
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy has the capability to block the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf as a tactic to fight back against further sanctions on the country, a prominent legislator cautioned on Monday. ( 19:27:08 - 2010/04/26)



IRGC: Iran's Recent Wargames Highly Important for Regional Security
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) stressed that Iran's recent wargames in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz can play a key role in promoting regional security. ( 19:00:48 - 2010/04/26)



DM: Iran Mass-Produces All Missiles Tested in IRGC Wargames
TEHRAN (FNA)- All the missiles test-fired during the recent wargames by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz have already been mass-produced by the country, the Iranian defense minister announced on Monday. ( 18:21:05 - 2010/04/26)



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