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Iran Takes Wide Stride in Boosting Sub-Surface Capabilities
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the country has experienced a leap in the expansion of its sub-surface capabilities in recent months. ( 18:50:32 - 2012/12/25)

Navy to Stage Large-Scale Drills in Iran's Southern Waters on Friday
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced on Tuesday that his forces are due to start a series of wargames in the country's Southern waters on Friday. ( 18:07:34 - 2012/12/25)

Iranian Basij Units to Stage New Wargames in Northern Province
TEHRAN (FNA)- Rapid reaction units of Iran's Basij (volunteer) force will start massive wargames in the country's Northern province of Golestan tomorrow to test their capabilities to defend the country. ( 17:38:10 - 2012/12/25)

MPs to Visit Southern Iran to Get Information on Hunting of US Drones
TEHRAN (FNA)- A team of senior Iranian lawmakers are due to visit Iran's Persian Gulf islands to be personally briefed about the way the country's military hunted down a hostile US drone earlier this month, parliamentary sources told FNA on Monday. ( 19:30:59 - 2012/12/24)

Official: Iran among Top 20 Manufacturers of Navy Vessels
TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Head of Iran's Naval Defense Industries Organization Amir Babayee announced on Monday that the country stands among the world's top 20 navy vessels manufacturers, and added that 70 to 90 percent of the parts needed for the construction of these vessels are produced within Iran. ( 18:25:27 - 2012/12/24)

Official: 120 Plane Hijacking Attempts Foiled in Iran in 3 Decades
TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy commander of Iran's Flight Security Guards announced on Monday that the country has thwarted 120 plane hijacking attempts in the last 28 years. ( 18:23:40 - 2012/12/24)

Iran: All Military Units Equipped with Drone Capability
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi lauded Iran's achievements in the field of aviation industries, especially in production of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and said all Iranian armed forces are now equipped with advanced home-made drones. ( 18:20:54 - 2012/12/24)

DM Rejects Claims on Missile Cooperation between Iran, N. Korea as "Speculations"
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi dismissed certain states' claims that Tehran and Pyongyang are cooperating in producing different missiles. ( 15:39:50 - 2012/12/24)

IRGC Advisor: Military Attack on Iran Means 30,000 Americans Dead on 1st Day
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior advisor to the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said the US casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan have made Washington more wary of war against other regional states, adding that American experts know now that attacking Iran would mean 30,000 US soldiers die on the first day of war. ( 18:43:11 - 2012/12/23)

Commander: IRGC's Sonar-Evading Submarines Enjoying Unique Capabilities
TEHRAN (FNA)- Two Iranian military commanders disclosed that the country's home-made sonar-evading submarines enjoy unusual features. ( 17:04:52 - 2012/12/23)

Commander Calls for More Vigilance against Enemies' Intelligence War
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian commander called on the country's Air Force officials to keep more vigilant about the plots hatched by the enemies to collect information and intelligence on the country's military sites and equipment. ( 15:35:49 - 2012/12/23)

Iran Raps West for Militarizing Outer Space
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi on Saturday lashed out at the West for its military activities in space and outer space in violation of international rules and regulations. ( 15:25:50 - 2012/12/22)

Iran Opposes Presence of Foreign Military Forces in Muslim States
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi took the foreign forces deployed in the regional countries responsible for the spread of insecurity in the region. ( 14:26:55 - 2012/12/22)

Iranian Navy Preparing to Use Several Newly-Made Systems
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy plans to start using several newly made indigenous systems and equipments in early February, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced on Wednesday. ( 21:34:46 - 2012/12/19)

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