Tag Archives: IRGC

Iran Army set to hold large-scale air defense drill

A senior Iranian military commander says the country’s Army and the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) are set to stage massive aerial exercises aimed at bolstering preparedness for defending the country’s skies against enemy threats. Brigadier General Qader Rahimzadeh, commander of the country’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, said on …

Read More »

Iran explains reason for Ukrainian Jet crash

A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders, and a decision to fire without authorization all led to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing all 176 people on board, a new report says. The report released late Saturday by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization …

Read More »

Iran’s IRGC forces kill several terrorists in western Kordestan province

A number of terrorists have been killed as forces with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) carried out a security operation in the western province of Kordestan, which borders Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. A statement by the IRGC’s Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada Base said several “counter-revolutionary’ terrorists were killed during clashes …

Read More »