Iran has conducted one day air defense military exercise involved Chabahar air defence units 1108142
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|Monday, August 11, 2014 10:58 AM|
|Iran has conducted one day air defense military exercise involved Chabahar air defence units.|
Iranian air defense forces attended one-day exercises dubbed Mesbah al-Hoda held in the country’s southeastern city of Chabahr, a high-ranking military commander said. The drill, dubbed Mesbaholhoda, primarily involved the Chabahar air defence units, said Deputy Commander of Iran's Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard on Saturday, August 9, 2014.
Iranian Army personnel prepare to launch Mersad missiles during military exercise.
“This maneuver was managed in an integrated manner employing the available human resources and equipment and was carried out with a focus on countering the psychological operations of the enemy by using the tactics of power, speed and accuracy in conducting operations,” Sabahifard said.
Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base holds periodic exercises in all air defense units across the country to keep its forces ready for critical conditions, the commander added.
He also assessed as "favorable" the readiness of various components of Iran’s air defense force, adding that the units' preparedness is subjected to regular testing.
In recent years,the Islamic Republic has made great achievements in its defense sector and attained self-sufficiency in producing essential military equipment and systems.
Earlier this week, Commander of the Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili announced plans to unveil the country’s latest long-range and medium-range missile systems in the coming weeks.