Commander of the Iranian Army Major General Seyyed Abdolrahim Mousavi officially inaugurated the “Persian Gulf Air Defense Headquarters” in the southern province of Bushehr in a bid to further tighten the country’s grip on the region.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in separate decrees, appointed the commander of the newly established Air Defense Force of the Iranian Army, and the new commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base.
Iran’s Armed Forces launched an annual air defense drill to test their capabilities in defending the Islamic Republic’s airspace against a wide range of threats, using an array of advanced weapon systems.
A Syrian military official says the country’s air defense forces have been placed on full alert amid reports that foreign-sponsored militants were planning to stage a fake chemical attack in Idlib in order to give the US a pretext for an airstrike against Syrian government forces.
Commander of Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaeili said that the latest achievement in air defense is installation of a radar with capability to discover micro flying object in Northern Khorasan province soon.