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Iran Rolls Out New Programmable Drone

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Iran unveiled a new home-made programmable drone as part of its Army day celebrations on Saturday, local media reported. “Basir is a self-control drone that moves according to the flight plan in the specified routes and land in the same take-off point after ending its mission,” an official of the Northwestern city of Zanjan’s 216 […]

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Iran plans to field Bavar 373 air and missile defense systems in 2015

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Iranian Sayyad-3 missile is part of the new Bavar-373 air and missile defense system Iran has developed, to fulfil the role of the Russian S-300 that has been denied by the Russians since 2010. Photo: FARS News Iran unveiled yesterday the Bavar-373, an indigenous long-range air defense missile defense system employing Sayyad-3 (Hunter III) interceptor […]

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Iranian Y-12 aircraft buzzed Navy helicopter in Persian Gulf

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An Iranian military observation aircraft flew within 50 yards of an armed U.S. Navy helicopter over the Persian Gulf this month, sparking concern that top Iranian commanders might not be in full control of local forces, CNN has learned. The incident, which has not been publicly disclosed, troubled U.S. military officials because the unsafe maneuver […]

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Iranian Fighter-Bombers Operating in Syria

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The Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF), entangled in a bloody civil war that will soon reach its four-year mark, relies heavily on Russia and Iran to keep attrition from diminishing its firepower. After having upgraded several SyAAF Mi-17s with armour plates and FLIR cameras, stationing Mojaher 4, Yasir and Shahed 129 UAVs in Syria and […]

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Iraqi Shia Militia and Security Forces Seize Western Parts of Tikrit

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Combined PMF, ISF, Sunni tribal fighters under the command of Iran’s Quds Force today took control of the western neighborhoods of Tikrit, leaving only one area, including a palace complex once used by Saddam Hussein, in the hands of ISIL insurgents, the New York Times reported. ***** In the largest ground operation to date against […]

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Iran-supplied T-72 tanks appearance at Battle of Tikrit

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Following rumors this week of “company-sized” Iranian tank contingent taking part in the Battle of Tikrit, a Reuters photograph published today has captured imagery of what is in all likelihood an IRGC-GF supplied T-72S. The tank seen above is clearly distinguishable from Iraqi Army T-72M1 type MBTs by the fitments for Kontakt-1 ERA tiles (removed […]

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Three killed in air force helicopter crash north of Tehran

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Tehran: An Iranian military helicopter crash on Thursday north of Tehran killed all three people on board, media reported, quoting a local official. “Initial information indicates that the helicopter belonged to the air force and that the three crew members on board were killed,” said Fars news agency, quoting the governor of the Shemiranat region, […]

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Iran unveils indigenous supersonic fighter jet

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Iran’s Defense Ministry has unveiled a new domestically-built advanced supersonic trainer fighter jet, named Saeqeh 2 (Thunderbolt 2). The double-cockpit supersonic Saeqeh 2 fighter jet has been designed and manufactured by experts and engineers of Defense Ministry’s Aerospace Industries Organization and in cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF), Iran’s Deputy Defense […]

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Russia, Iran Sign Agreement on Military Cooperation

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Russian Defense Minister Shoigu said after signing a cooperation agreement with his Iranian counterpart Dehghan that Moscow and Tehran created a theoretic base of partnership in the military sphere.Russia and Iran signed on Tuesday an intergovernmental agreement on military cooperation. “A great step in consolidating these relations [between Russia and Iran] was today’s signing of […]

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Iran starts mass production of the indigenous Saeqeh-80 fighter jet

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Iranian Air Force Spokesman General Hossein Chitforoush announced on Wednesday that the country has started production of its home-made Saeqeh fighter jets in large numbers. “The fighter jet is now on the way of mass-production,” Chitforoush said in an interview with the state-run news agency. Saeqeh “thunderbolt”, alternatively spelt Sa’eqeh; Saegheh, or Saeqeh-80, is an […]

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