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Iran Unveils Modern Fire-Control System for Home-Made Zolfaqar Tank
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan on Wednesday underlined the army's high capability to produce different hi-tech military tools and weapons, including a modern fire-control system mounted on the home-made Zolfaqar Tanks.

DM: Iran Not to Allow Foreign Forces to Undermine Regional Security
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi underlined the Iranian Armed Forces' preparedness to confront any enemy threat, and said the country will not allow the foreign forces to undermine security of the Persian Gulf region. ( 16:18:16 - 2012/04/12)

Navy Commander: Regional Consensus Only Way to Settle Piracy Problem
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari underscored on Thursday that piracy problem in the Indian Ocean can merely be solved through regional consensus. ( 15:21:38 - 2012/04/12)

Iran: US-Israeli Missile Shield in Persian Gulf Impairs Regional Security
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi warned on Wednesday that the US-Israeli project for deploying a missile shield in the Persian Gulf impairs security of the region, reiterating that the battery merely serves the security of the Zionist regime. ( 15:22:22 - 2012/04/11)

Iranian Army, IRGC to Stage Joint Wargames
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plan to stage joint military drills to boost their defense and combat capabilities in the current Iranian year (started on March 20), a senior Army commander announced on Wednesday. ( 13:12:03 - 2012/04/11)

Iranian Commander Denies Report of US Drone Overflights
TEHRAN (FNA)- A top Iranian military commander denied a US news report that the CIA has been successfully sending spy drones over Iran over the past three years, and added that Iranian drones have repeatedly flown over American ships in the Persian Gulf and have taken photos of them. ( 11:46:09 - 2012/04/11)

IRGC Commander: No Country Dares to Attack Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour hailed Tehran's might and progress in different fields, and stressed that no country dares to attack the Iranian nation. ( 18:09:23 - 2012/04/09)

Iran Adopts Countermeasures to Defuse US Missile Shield in Persian Gulf
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran has devised the necessary plans and measures to defuse the potential threat of the US missile shield project in the Persian Gulf, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said. ( 14:59:41 - 2012/04/09)

Leader's Aide: Persian Gulf Missile Shield Aimed at Protecting Israel's Security
TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi cautioned Iran's Arab neighbors to avoid joining the US-Israeli project for deploying a missile shield in the Persian Gulf, and said the battery is aimed at protecting the Zionist regime's security. ( 14:06:15 - 2012/04/09)

Iran Deploying New Home-Made Radar System
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran will start using a new home-made powerful radar system in coming days, a senior Iranian commander announced on Monday. ( 11:50:41 - 2012/04/09)

Iranian Commander Arrives in South Africa
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, in a bid to take part in the 3rd Indian Ocean Naval Symposium. ( 11:19:43 - 2012/04/08)

Iran Suspects Political Motives behind Piracy in Region
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian Navy commander raised the possibility of politically-tainted support for piracy in the region. ( 11:09:11 - 2012/04/08)

Top Commander Urges Israel to Avoid War Rhetoric against Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian military commander advised Tel Aviv to heed the warnings issued by the US officials about the consequences of a military attack on Iran and give up their threats against the Islamic Republic, pledging that Tehran would reciprocate any enemy invasion with a crushing response. ( 11:07:48 - 2012/04/08)

Enemy's Security Plot against Iran Foiled by IRGC
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps defused an enemy plot hatched to harm Iran's security during the new year holidays, IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari announced on Saturday. ( 18:29:56 - 2012/04/07)

China's Army Praises Iranian Navy for Freedom of Chinese Vessel
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Gholam Reza Khadem Biqam announced on Saturday that his Chinese counterpart in a phone conversation has appreciated the Iranian navy forces for rescuing a Chinese freighter which had been seized by pirates 45 miles off Iran's Southern port city of Bandar Jask on Friday. ( 17:48:12 - 2012/04/07)

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