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Iran Warns to Close Strategic Waterway in case of Full Sanctions Practice
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian lawmakers warned once again that the country would shut the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf if sanctions against the Islamic Republic increase. ( 09:37:33 - 2012/07/04)



Navy Repels Pirate Attack on Iranian Oil Tanker
TEHRAN (FNA)- An attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker was foiled by the timely action of the Iranian Navy's fleet of warships. ( 13:14:08 - 2012/07/03)



IRGC Hits Desert Target with Different Long-Range Shahab Missiles
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday rained down its long-range Shahab missiles on a hypothetical enemy base in Iran's Lut Desert on Tuesday. ( 12:07:55 - 2012/07/03)



Iran to Boost Range of Home-Made Missile with Radar-Hitting Capability
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps will test its super-modern ballistic missile with the capability of targeting radar facilities in the near future, a senior IRGC commander said, adding that the range of the missile will be increased soon afterwards. ( 11:45:04 - 2012/07/03)



Commander Describes Missile Wargames as Iran's Response to Enemy Rhetoric
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said the missile wargames currently underway in different parts of the country are Tehran's firm response to enemies' war rhetoric. ( 11:07:59 - 2012/07/03)



IRGC Starts Wargames by Firing Tens of Missiles
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force started massive missile wargames by firing tens of short, mid and long-range missiles from bases across the country at a single target in central Iran. ( 09:58:44 - 2012/07/03)



IRGC Starts "Great Prophet 7" Missile Wargames
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) started massive missile wargames, codenamed Payambar-e Azam 7 (The Great Prophet 7), which include heavy missile tests in various places across the country. ( 13:31:04 - 2012/07/02)



IRGC Developing Missiles with Radar-Hitting Capability
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is working on a super-modern ballistic missile with the capability of targeting radar facilities and missile shields, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh announced on Sunday. ( 18:24:55 - 2012/07/01)



Senior Military Official:
Iranians Never Forget US Shooting Down of Iran's Passenger Plane

TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri said the Iranian nation will never forget the shooting down of its passenger plane by the US back in the 1980s, and warned that Iran would never again tolerate such hostile acts in future. ( 17:31:21 - 2012/07/01)



IRGC to Start Massive Missile Wargames across Iran Tomorrow
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plans to test-fire different types of home-made ballistic missiles in three days of countrywide wargames starting on Monday. ( 17:04:42 - 2012/07/01)



DM: Iran Highly Sensitive to Every Move in Strait of Hormuz
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmadi Vahidi underlined the significance of the Strait of Hormuz for Iran, cautioning that the country is closely monitoring all moves and developments in the sensitive waterway which happens to be the world's oil lifeline. ( 13:16:45 - 2012/07/01)



IRGC Commander: Air Defense Sets Iran's Priority
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underscored Iran's full preparedness to defend its airspace against any possible enemy aggression, but said the country still seeks to further develop its air defense as a priority. ( 13:06:02 - 2012/07/01)



Iran Gains Fresh Technical Info from US Drone
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian experts have managed to access and decode more information from the United States' sophisticated RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drone that was downed by Iran in December 2011, Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi announced on Sunday. ( 12:33:15 - 2012/07/01)



Commander: Iran Able to Fight Enemies Thousands of Miles Away
TEHRAN (FNA)- Attacking Iran is now among the poor options of the enemy since the Iranian military forces can now traverse for several thousand miles to fight the enemy states in their frontiers, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said Saturday. ( 14:55:03 - 2012/06/30)



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