Iranian Army plans to display latest weaponry and military products at Army Day parade 2011 1004112
Defense News - Iran
Sunday, A10, 2011, 01:29 PM
Iranian Army plans to display its latest weaponry and military products at Army Day parade 2011.
The Iranian Army plans to display its latest weaponry and military products during the annual Army Day parades on April 18, a senior Army commander announced on Sunday, April 10, 2011.
During the Iranian Army Day military parade in 2010, many of new weapons technonlogy was presented for the first time to the public (Archive 2010).
"The latest achievements in defense and military fields will be put on display during the Farvardin 29 (April 18) parades," Commander of the Iranian Army Major General Ataollah Salehi said here in Tehran today.
He further stressed the Iranian Armed Forces' capabilities, and said that the Army has fully acquired the necessary know-how for the production of all its needed tools and weaponries.
"We have been able to defuse and deter enemy threats," Salehi noted.
The Iranian Army has recently test-fired different types of newly-developed missiles and torpedoes and tested a large number of its home-made weapons, tools and equipments, including submarines, military ships, artillery, choppers, aircraft, UAVs and air defense and electronic systems, during massive military drills.
Defense analysts and military observers say that Iran's wargames and its advancements in weapons production have proved as a deterrent factor, specially at a time of heightened threats by the US.