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Iran Launches New Modernized Destroyer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Tuesday launched its overhauled and modernized destroyer named Bayandor in the Southern waters of the country in the presence of Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi and Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari.

Iran Rejects Russia's Offer for Replacement of S-300 with Other Anti-Aircraft Systems
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has rejected Russia's offer to accept the delivery of another defense system instead of the S-300 anti-aircraft missile shield which should have been delivered to the Islamic Republic by now, a senior Iranian diplomat said. ( 15:25:20 - 2013/06/11)

Navy Commander: 3 Missile Systems Mounted on Overhauled Destroyer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has mounted Nour (Light), Qader (Mighty) and long-range Qadr (Magnitude) missile systems on its newly overhauled and modernized destroyer named Bayandor, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced on Tuesday. ( 13:04:48 - 2013/06/11)

Army Commander: Overhauling Destroyers Displays Navy's Capabilities
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi hailed the country's engineers and experts for overhauling and modernizing different military equipment, including destroyers, and said the ability proves the Iranian Navy's capabilities. ( 12:57:40 - 2013/06/11)

Commander: Iran to Unveil New Home-Made Sarir-Like Drone Soon
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday that Iran plans to display a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) with features and capabilities similar, but more advanced than the home-made Sarir (Throne) drones in the near future. ( 14:25:28 - 2013/06/10)

Iranian Army Preparing for 3 Wargames
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said his forces will stage three sets of drills this year. ( 15:56:34 - 2013/06/09)

Envoy: Iran Waiting for Russia's Response on S-300 Defense Systems
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Reza Sajjadi announced that Tehran is still waiting for Russia's response to Iran's offer for withdrawing its complaint against Moscow if the latter starts delivery of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to the Islamic Republic. ( 11:09:31 - 2013/06/08)

Envoy: Iran to Withdraw Complaint if Receives S-300 from Russia
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Reza Sajjadi announced Tehran's readiness to withdraw its lawsuit against Russia if the latter delivers the complicated S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran. ( 13:13:52 - 2013/06/06)

Commander Pleased with Successful Mission of New Type of Logistic Warships
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari voiced pleasure in the success of the first Larak-class logistic combat warship sent on a mission in the high seas, and stressed that the navy will further expand its activities in free waters. ( 16:25:04 - 2013/06/02)

Iranian Fleet of Warships Returns Home
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy's flotilla of warships ended its mission in the Gulf of Aden, and returned home on Sunday. ( 16:24:13 - 2013/06/02)

Commander: Iranian Air Base Overhauling Mig-29, F-5 Fighter Jets
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian experts in Shaheed Fakouri air base in Iran's Northwestern city of Tabriz are overhauling different types of aircraft, including the strategic Mig-29 and F-5 fighter jets, the air base commander said. ( 14:07:04 - 2013/06/01)

DM: Iran to Unveil New Home-Made Missiles, Submarine Soon
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi announced on Wednesday that his ministry will unveil a series of new missiles and a submarine produced by the country's experts and engineers in the near future. ( 14:38:21 - 2013/05/29)

Police Disband Military Equipment Smuggling Network in Northeastern Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- A professional network which smuggled military tools and equipment was disbanded by the Iranian cyber police (FATA) in the Northeastern province of Khorassan Razavi, a provincial police commander announced on Tuesday. ( 17:33:27 - 2013/05/28)

Basij Commander: Iran Fully Capable of Destroying US Warships
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi underlined the Iranian Armed Forces' military power to defend Iran, and said they can easily target and destroy US warships. ( 13:46:22 - 2013/05/28)

Iran Equips Armored Vehicles with Smart Missile Diverting System
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army has equipped its tanks and armored vehicles with a smart system to divert incoming enemy missiles, an army commander said on Tuesday. ( 13:20:36 - 2013/05/28)

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