Conferences & Events
Iran Mounts Chaff Flare System on Jamaran Destroyer
The Iranian Navy equipped its home-made Jamaran destroyer with chaff and flare-dispensing systems to divert the missiles fired by other vessels or enemies’ fighter jets, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Iran Fires Latest Home-Made Torpedo from Helicopters
Iran's latest home-grown torpedo was fired by the Naval Forces’ anti-submarine SH-3D helicopters during the massive six-day Mohammad Rasoulallah (PBUH) wargames which concluded Tuesday.
Iran Fires Nour and Nasr Coast-to-Sea Cruise Missiles
The Iranian Naval forces successfully fired its home-made Nour and Nasr coast-to-sea cruise missiles during the 6-day Mohammad Rasoulallah (PBUH) massive drills which concluded Tuesday.
Israel to Acquire 4 New Sa’ar-Class Warships from Germany
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tel Aviv has struck a deal with Berlin to purchase four new Sa’ar-class
Iran Tests Skyguard Missile System to Hit Drones in Drills
Iran on Saturday successfully tested its Skyguard Air Defense System to shoot down hypothetical enemy drones during the massive drills underway in the Southern parts of the country, Fars News Agency
Iran Starts Massive Six-Day Military Drill
Different units of the Iranian Army started massive military drills in the Southern and Southeastern parts of the country on Thursday, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Harris Wins New Communications Order in Middle East
Harris Corporation, has received an order valued at more than $50 million from a nation in the Middle East to deliver a secure, integrated tactical area communications solution using Falcon III® wideband tactical radios.
US Navy Deploys Laser Weapon System in Persian Gulf
The US Navy successfully deployed and operated, for the first time, a cutting-edge ship-based laser weapon system aboard a naval vessel in the Persian Gulf that will enhance both surface, air and ground capabilities, the Office of Naval Research
Iran Unveils Laser Simulator for RPG-7 Grenades, Launchers
Iran unveiled a laser simulator for RPG-7 rocket-propelled grenade launchers and hand grenades in a ceremony in the Southern province of Kerman, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Israel to Stagger Purchase of F-35 Fighter Jets
Israel will stagger the purchase of its second batch of 31 U.S.-made F-35 fighter jets over the next three years, an Israeli defense official said on Sunday after budget wrangling among Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's top cabinet colleagues.
Iran to Expand Air Defense Network to 5,000 Sites
Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli stressed his forces’ full preparedness to defend Iran’s airspace, and said the country plans to further expand its air defense network, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Iran Building New Torpedo to Increase its Naval Power
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari (photo) announced that his country’s military experts are manufacturing a new home-made torpedo which can be fired from different vessels and aircraft, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Iran to Stage Naval Drills in High Seas Late December
Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that his forces are due to stage “Velayat 93”' naval drills late in December, FARS News Agency (FNA) reported.
Iran’s Version of RQ-170 Drone Makes First Flight Test
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh (photo) announced that the Iranian version of the RQ-170 drone with the capability of conducting bombing and reconnaissance missions has had
Iran to Set Up Armed Forces’ Marine Industries Organization
The Iranian government approved a bill to establish the Armed Forces Marine Industries Organization in a move to enhance the country's deterrence and military power.
Turkey Approves U.S. Use of Airbases to Fight ISIS
Turkey has granted the United States access to its airbases for the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), including the Incirlik airfield in the country’s south, a senior U.S. defense official said, according to Agence
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