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Iran Displays Model of RQ-170 US Spy Drone in Feb.11 Rallies
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) displayed a model of the United States' RQ-170 spy plane, that was downed by the country's Armed Forces in December after violating the Iranian airspce, during the February 11 rallies - marking the 33rd anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Iran Expands Naval Fleet with New Submarines
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy expanded its naval fleet after two new home-made submarines joined the force on the occasion of the anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution. ( 17:13:43 - 2012/02/10)

Commander: Iran Ready to Stage Joint Naval Drills with Neighbors
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian Navy commander praised the country's forces for their recent naval wargames in international waters in the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean, and announced Iran's readiness to stage joint naval drills with the neighboring states. ( 16:34:05 - 2012/02/09)

Iranian, Omani Navy Officials Meet in Tehran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari and Omani Royal Navy Commander Rear Admiral Abdullah bin-Khamis bin-Abdullah al-Raisi held a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday night to discuss issues related to the two neighbors' defense cooperation. ( 14:24:11 - 2012/02/09)

Commander Views Iranian Army as Most Prepared Force in Region
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander lauded the readiness of the country's Armed Forces for defending Iran, and stressed that the Islamic Republic Army is the most prepared force in the region. ( 16:42:20 - 2012/02/08)

Commander: Iran's Air Defense Fully Prepared to Repel Enemy Threats
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander underlined that the country's air defense unit is fully capable of detecting and repelling all aerial threats. ( 13:51:26 - 2012/02/08)

Commander: US, Israel in No Position to Attack Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces for Cultural Affairs and Defense Publicity Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri rejected the possibility of an Israeli and US military attack against Iran, saying that Tel Aviv and Washington are not in a position to even think of making such a grave mistake. ( 13:24:37 - 2012/02/08)

Iran Inaugurates Middle-East's Largest Water Channel Lab
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Tuesday officially launched the Middle-East's largest water channel laboratory, dubbed as Kowsar, in a ceremony attended by Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi. ( 17:22:56 - 2012/02/07)

Iran Unveils Several Military, Technological Achievements
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Monday unveiled 21 new home-made achievements and projects in defensive and technological fields. ( 17:40:16 - 2012/02/06)

IRGC Vows to Hit Source of Threats against Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned enemies about IRGC's ability to retaliate against any possible aggression by targetting the source of threat. ( 13:09:22 - 2012/02/06)

Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker
TEHRAN (FNA)- An attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker in a strait connecting the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden was foiled after an Iranian fleet of warships present in the region rushed to the scene. ( 10:50:29 - 2012/02/06)

Commander: Iran to Give Crushing Response to Enemy Aggressions
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) stressed that Iran will give a crushing response to any possible enemy aggression, but meantime underlined that Iran will not initiate any war. ( 16:31:26 - 2012/02/05)

Commander Stresses Defensive Nature of Iran's Military Doctrine
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian military commander underlined that Tehran pursues a defensive doctrine in its military strategy, and called for collective efforts among regional states for protecting security in the region. ( 10:57:51 - 2012/02/05)

Iranian Navy Ships Arrive in Saudi Port
TEHRAN (FNA)- The 18th flotilla of warships dispatched by Iran to the Gulf of Aden on an anti-piracy mission docked at the Saudi port city of Jeddah today, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Saturday. ( 17:49:52 - 2012/02/04)

Iran Starts Mass-Production of Naval Cruise Missile
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Saturday inaugurated the production line of a newly unveiled naval cruise missile, called Zafar (Triumph). ( 15:44:47 - 2012/02/04)

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