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Iran to Equip IRGC Vessels with Stronger Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) vessels have been equipped with sophisticated missiles with a range of 300km, a senior Iranian defense ministry officials announced on Sunday, but meantime added that more new missiles with much more advanced capabilities will be supplied to the force in the near future.

Basij Commander: US Fearful of War with Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi downplayed the US and its allies' war rhetoric against Iran, and said they don't dare to attack Iran because they have no hope of victory in such a war. ( 14:54:11 - 2013/05/12)

Envoy: Iran Not Concerned about Foreign Military Attack
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Paris Ali Ahani underlined that Tehran is not concerned about a possible military aggression by adversaries, although its Armed Forces are fully prepared to defend the country against any kind of threat. ( 13:49:03 - 2013/05/11)

Iranian Legislator Blasts US, Allies for Conducting Wargames in Persian Gulf
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the US and its regional allies for conducting joint military exercises in the Persian Gulf. ( 12:48:06 - 2013/05/11)

Commander: Iran's Navy Prepared to Train Sudanese Naval Forces
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari voiced Iran's enthusiasm for stronger naval cooperation with Sudan, and announced that his forces are prepared to train Sudanese naval forces. ( 18:23:17 - 2013/05/10)

Commander Reiterates Armed Forces' Close Watch on Enemy Threats
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan once again stressed the Iranian Armed Forces' preparedness to repel enemies' threats, and stated that the country's military forces have a close watch on enemy moves. ( 17:37:35 - 2013/05/10)

Iran Unveils Most Advanced Home-Made Drone
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran displayed its most advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) designed and manufactured by the country's engineers. ( 13:56:59 - 2013/05/10)

Iran Overhauling Destroyer for New Int'l Missions
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the country is overhauling and modernizing a destroyer named Bayandor to make it ready for missions in international waters. ( 16:31:31 - 2013/05/09)

President Ahmadinejad to Unveil Iran's Most Advanced Drone Tomorrow
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran plans to display its most advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) designed and manufactured by the country's engineers in a ceremony on Thursday. ( 14:28:10 - 2013/05/08)

Basij Commander: Quds Freedom Accelerated by Israeli Airstrike on Syria
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned Israel's recent airstrikes on Syria, but said the Israeli move speeded up freedom of the Holy Quds. ( 16:32:47 - 2013/05/07)

Iran's New Minesweeper Can Defuse 2 Types of Mines Simultaneously

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's newly unveiled home-made minesweeper is an advanced system with the capability to defuse two different types of sea mines simultaneously, a senior Iranian Navy commander announced on Tuesday. ( 16:30:46 - 2013/05/07)

Commander: Navy Monitoring All Movements in Regional Waters
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian naval forces have a close watch on all activities by the trans-regional forces in the region, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari reiterated on Tuesday. ( 16:05:58 - 2013/05/07)

Iranian Army Commander Calls US Recent Exercises in Persian Gulf "A Failure"
TEHRAN (FNA)- US officials intend to repeat their navy drills in the Persian Gulf, while the country's recent exercises in the same waters were a failure, Iranian Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi said on Tuesday. ( 16:05:13 - 2013/05/07)

Commander Sees Iran's Minesweeping Capability as Vital for Regional Peace
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is now among the few world countries with advanced minesweeping capabilities, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said, stressing that this capability will boost security in the region since it blocks enemies' Iranophobia efforts. ( 14:44:16 - 2013/05/07)

Iranian Navy Tests Home-Made Minesweeping System
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy staged a special minesweeping operation in Iran's Southern waters, during which it unveiled and started using the country's first home-made minesweeping system. ( 11:52:25 - 2013/05/07)

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