IRGC Drills End With New Naval Weapon
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) end massive military exercises codenamed The Great Prophet-9 in Iran’s southern and southwestern areas on Friday by using new “strategic” weapon into service for its naval forces.
The three-day exercises started on Wednesday in the Strait of Hormuz, known as the most strategic waterway in the Persian Gulf, Tasnim reports.
The first stage of the war game on Wednesday focused on naval tactics. Hundreds of speedboats, armed with missiles, carried out mine-laying operation and also fired 107mm rockets to hit a mock warship, a real-size model of a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier.
The Iranian “Nasr” cruise missiles and “Persian Gulf” ballistic missiles were also fired to sink the hypothetical enemy warship.
On 2nd day of war game IRGC Ground Force show their capabilities. Reconnaissance drones equipped with powerful cameras tested its weapons including Ramait roadside mine, Sayyad bounding mine, Asefeh 23mm Gatling gun, Arash shoulder-launched weapon and sniper rifle Siyavash.
Units from the IRGC Navy, Ground Force and Aerospace Division took part in the final day of war game.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled some of its new robots in the war games underway in Iran’s southern and western regions.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan warned the enemies that any wrong action against the country will be met with Tehran’s appropriate response.
He underlined that the drills also conveyed the message of peace for the regional countries.
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