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Iran Unveils Home-Made Missile Launching Hovercraft
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Monday unveiled a highly advanced home-made hovercraft which can launch missiles and serve as launch pad for drones.

MP: Engagement with US Drone Conveys "Message of Preparedness"
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian parliamentary official said the recent Iranian confrontation with a US spy drone in the airspace over the Persian Gulf was an example of the fact that the Iranian Armed Forces are prepared to give a crushing response to any enemy aggression in the shortest time and most powerful form possible. ( 16:04:24 - 2012/11/12)

Lawmaker Stresses Iran's Capability to Crush US in Asymmetric War
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian lawmaker stressed the country's defense and military capabilities and preparedness, saying Iran can defeat the US in an asymmetric war. ( 14:18:18 - 2012/11/12)

Iranian Fighter Jets to Exercise Reconnaissance Missions over Wargame Zone
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force said IRIAF fighter jets are due to exercise aerial reconnaissance and data transmission capabilities during the air defense drills underway in the country. ( 14:12:28 - 2012/11/12)

MP: Engagement with US Drone Shows Iranian Armed Forces' Power
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian lawmaker praised the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps's pilots for shooing away a US aircraft from the Iranian airspace earlier this month, and stressed that the incident displayed the Iranian military forces' might and power. ( 13:26:35 - 2012/11/12)

Commander Stresses Iranian Navy's Obedience to Supreme Leader
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari reiterated his forces' full obedience to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei. ( 12:18:52 - 2012/11/12)

Iranian Air Defense Forces Start Massive Drills
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Air Defense units of the Iranian Armed Forces started massive exercises, codenamed "Modafe'an-e Aseman-e Velayat 4 (Defenders of Velayat Skies 4)", on Monday to boost their preparedness and air defense capabilities. ( 10:50:36 - 2012/11/12)

Iran Warns to Give Tougher Response to Airspace Violations by US
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US drone shooed away by Iranian fighter jets earlier this month was on an intelligence gathering mission near Iran's Kharg Island, the IRGC's Air Defense Commander said, and warned that the Iranian jets only fired warning shots in the incident, but will "give a harsher response" to hostile aircraft next time. ( 19:26:15 - 2012/11/11)

Iran Rejects US Hotline Request
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran rejected a US demand for setting up a direct military hotline between the two countries' armies, the Iranian Supreme Leader's top military aide said Sunday. ( 18:53:57 - 2012/11/11)

Commander: Iran Possesses Highly Advanced Drone Squadrons
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has managed to manufacture a large number of hi-tech Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) with much more advanced technologies than the drone which was flown in Israel by Hezbollah forces, Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said Sunday. ( 18:45:27 - 2012/11/11)

IRGC Commander Praises Iranian Fighter Jets' Engagement with US Drone
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari praised the IRGC fighter jets which made a US aircraft leave Iranian airspace earlier this month, and stressed that similar responses will be given to any enemy aircraft violating the Iranian airspace. ( 18:41:24 - 2012/11/11)

Iranian Air Defense Forces to Start Massive Drills Tomorrow
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Air Defense units of the Iranian Armed Forces will start massive exercises on Monday to boost their preparedness and air defense capabilities. ( 18:16:51 - 2012/11/11)

Commander Warns of Iran's Tough Response to All Invading Aircraft
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned the US for flying a drone over the Persian Gulf which was shooed away by Iranian fighter jets in one of the rate confrontations between the two arch foes earlier this month, and warned that Iran will encounter any aircraft violating its airspace. ( 17:51:18 - 2012/11/11)

Commander: US Drone Shooed Away after Violating Iranian Airspace
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian fighter jets engaged with a hostile US Unmanned Aerial Vehicle within the Iranian airspace, a senior Iranian military commander said, rejecting reports that Iran attacked the US drone outside its airspace. ( 17:37:43 - 2012/11/11)

Commander Reiterates Air Defense Preparedness to Defend Iran's Airspace
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli said that his forces are fully prepared to repel any possible enemy aggression against Iranian airspace. ( 18:41:12 - 2012/11/09)

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