The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohamed Bagheri said on the 16th that in the military exercises held that day, Iranian-made ballistic missiles successfully hit a target ship in the North Indian Ocean 1,800 kilometers away. According to the news agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Iranian military has conducted military exercises code-named "The Great Prophet 15" in Kerman Province on the 15th. Bagheri said at the exercise site on the 16th that Iran has no intention of infringing upon any country, but has the right to defend national interests and territorial integrity. At the same time, the Iranian military is capable of responding quickly to any possible "aggression". According to Iran News and Television, the commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Hussein Salami also said at the military exercise that one of the main objectives of Iran’s defense policy and strategy is to be able to destroy enemy aircraft carriers and other aircraft carriers with long-range ballistic missiles. warship. Iranian Revolutionary Guards Air Force Commander Hajizad stated on the 2nd of this month that Iran has decided on its own to limit the missile range to 2,000 kilometers, but this restriction is not permanent. The Iranian military has held a series of military exercises for several days starting on the 5th of this month, including hundreds of self-developed UAVs conducting shooting training in the Gulf waters as a simulated conflict zone in Semnan Province, and about 700 various ships The ship conducts maneuvers in the bay waters. In addition, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran on the 8th revealed a newly built underground missile base on the north bank of the Strait of Hormuz. On the 13th and 14th, the Iranian Navy also held a military exercise code-named "Naval Force 99" in the Gulf of Oman waters east of the Strait of Hormuz.
Iranian-made Ballistic Missiles Successfully Hit A Target Ship In The North Indian Ocean 1,800 Kilometers Away.
- Jan 18, 2021-