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Iran Unveils Home-Made Choppers
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Tuesday unveiled two home-made semi-heavy and mid-size choppers in an international exhibition underway on Kish island in the Persian Gulf.

Commander Describes Iran as "Major Regional Player"
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari underlined Iran's influential role and clout in the region, saying that Tehran has a big say in regional decisions and moves. ( 15:27:01 - 2012/12/12)

Commander: IRGC Protecting Security in Persian Gulf Mightily
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) lauded Iran's military capability, and said the IRGC is protecting security in the world's most important energy corridor in the Persian Gulf very powerfully. ( 19:47:35 - 2012/12/11)

Commander Reiterates IRGC's Full Control over Strait of Hormuz
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy General Alireza Tangsiri said the IRGC is in full control over the strategic Strait of Hormuz and movements of the vessels in the waterway. ( 18:54:26 - 2012/12/11)

Official: Iran to Attack US Interests across World if Washington Errs
TEHRAN (FNA)- A high-ranking official of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran's military capabilities and potentials, and warned that the country is able to target the interests of the US in several countries across the globe, if Washington resorts to any military strike on Tehran. ( 18:01:11 - 2012/12/11)

Rebels: Sudan, Iran Agree to Set Up Military Base in Red Sea
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Sudanese rebels claimed that Khartoum and Tehran have struck an agreement to set up an Iranian military base off the coasts of Sudan in the Red Sea. ( 17:25:01 - 2012/12/11)

Iran Unveils Home-Made Landing Gear for Fighter Jets
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran unveiled its recently developed landing gear for fighter jets and joined the few world countries with the technology to manufacture such a structure. ( 17:01:22 - 2012/12/11)

Defense Minister: Tehran Ready to Share Aviation Know-How with Regional States
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi underlined Iran's wide strides in developing its aviation industries, and voiced the country's readiness to transfer its scientific know-how and technical achievements in aviation fields to the regional states. ( 16:59:17 - 2012/12/11)

Int'l Aviation Industry Exhibition Kicks Off on Kish Island
TEHRAN (FNA)- The 6th International Aviation Industry Exhibition started work on the Persian Gulf island of Kish today. ( 10:53:35 - 2012/12/11)

Commander Names Israel as Iran's Long-Range Target
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander said the distance between Iran and Israel is the maximum range that Tehran wants for its missiles, saying that Iran does not need missiles with a longer range. ( 19:59:06 - 2012/12/10)

Commander Rejects Rumors about Foreign Aid to Iran's Hunting of Hostile Drones
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh rejected some reports that Chinese or Russians have been aiding Iran in capturing enemy aircraft which violate the country's airspace, and said the entire operation takes place by Iranian experts and know-how. ( 17:20:50 - 2012/12/10)

Commander: Hezbollah's Ayub Drone "An Old Product of Iran"
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) rejected the western claims that the drone Hezbollah recently used for penetrating the Israeli airspace had been made of the US RQ-170 stealth aircraft that Iran captured last year, and stressed that the drone was an old product manufactured around 10 years ago by Iran. ( 17:20:48 - 2012/12/10)

Iran: All Data of Captured US RQ-170 Drone Decoded
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander announced that the country has extracted all the data and information existing in the intelligence gathering systems of the United States' highly advanced RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft which was captured by Iran last year. ( 15:02:47 - 2012/12/10)

Commander: Iran Equips All Military Units with Drone Capability
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian military commander said Tehran enjoys a rapid technological progress, specially in production of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and stated that the country has now equipped all units of its armed forces with such pilotless drones. ( 14:35:09 - 2012/12/10)

DM Warns US of Dire Consequences of Violating Iranian Airspace
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said Tehran has repeatedly warned the US to avoid violating Iranian airspace, and cautioned that the US provocative moves can be "problematic". ( 16:12:35 - 2012/12/09)

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