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Iran Mocks US for Much Ballyhoo, Weak Action in Persian Gulf Wargames
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said the recent US-led wargames in the Persian Gulf were an embarrassment for the US. ( 16:03:09 - 2012/09/29)

Commander: Iran Facing New Type of Threats
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander said the country is now witnessing new types of threats and the army has taken action to cope with this new atmosphere. ( 14:47:19 - 2012/09/29)

IRGC Commander: Insults to Muslim Values Part of Enemy's Soft War
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari condemned the recent insults to Islamic values, saying that the move is part of the enemy's soft war against Muslims. ( 14:42:56 - 2012/09/29)

Iranian Army Unveils 2 New Home-Made Products
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army Ground Force on Saturday unveiled a tactical vehicle and a sniper rifle, and said the two home-made military products will remarkably increase the army's combat capability. ( 12:54:33 - 2012/09/29)

Air Defense Chief Stresses Defensive Nature of Iran's Military Doctrine
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian military commander emphasized the country's defensive doctrine in its military strategy, but meantime stressed that Iran's armed forces are completely ready to counter any probable attack against the country's nuclear facilities. ( 11:07:45 - 2012/09/29)

Navy Commander: No Regional Decision Possible without Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari underlined Iran's significant role and power in the region, and said no regional decision can be made without considering Tehran's important role. ( 15:33:58 - 2012/09/28)

Iran Optimizes S-200 Missile Shield to Hit High, Mid-Altitude Targets
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian defense experts are modifying certain features of S-200 anti-aircraft missile system to give it a dual use to hit both high and mid-altitude targets, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced. ( 11:52:03 - 2012/09/28)

Commander: Iranian Armed Forces Monitoring Enemy Moves in Region
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said the country's Armed Forces are closely monitoring enemy moves and wargames in the region. ( 16:37:43 - 2012/09/27)

IRGC Commander Reiterates Iran's High Missile Capability
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami stressed the country's high missile capability, and stated that Iran can target every enemy base with high precision. ( 16:15:17 - 2012/09/27)

Iran Displays Long-Range Ballistic Missile in Defense Exhibition
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Armed Forces showcased the country's latest defensive capabilities, including an advanced ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers. ( 17:49:22 - 2012/09/26)

Commander: Iran's Defensive Power Goes Beyond Geographical Borders
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said Iran's defense line falls outside the country's borders. ( 17:41:55 - 2012/09/26)

Tehran Readying to Publicize Iranian Version of S-300 System Soon
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi announced that his ministry would soon release sensitive information about the production of the indigenous version of the sophisticated S-300 air defense system which is currently underway in Iran. ( 15:29:35 - 2012/09/26)

Commander Cites Zolfaqar Tanks as "Army's Key Asset in Asymmetric Warfare"
TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Iranian Army commanders said on Wednesday that the home-made Zolfaqar tank will play a key and determining role for the Iranian Army in any possible asymmetric war in future. ( 13:58:52 - 2012/09/26)

Army Commander Stresses Defensive Nature of Iran's Military Doctrine
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian Army commander said Iran pursues a defensive doctrine in its military strategy, and reiterated that the country will never initiate a war. ( 12:46:00 - 2012/09/26)

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