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IRGC set to launch rotary-wing segment: Senior commander

23 February 2016 7:19

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Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is introducing a helicopter segment, says a senior military commander.   

The division is currently being set up by IRGC’s Ground Forces upon an order by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the deputy head of IRGC’s Ground Forces was quoted by the Fars News Agency as saying on Monday.

Abdollah Araghi noted that rotary-wing segments are one of the most important military units in ground forces all over the world.

 

The Sepah commander added that some of the IRGC’s choppers, which were in use by the Aerospace Force division, are being handed over to the ground forces.

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