Persian Might: Iranian Military Power Stops US From Attacking Tehran

Iranian navy troops march in a parade marking National Army Day

 
The development of Iran’s defense technology, military arsenal and growing preparedness of the country’s armed forces is keeping its deterrence power at its highest level.

Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan highlighted that Iran’s enemies do not dare attack Iran due to the military power of its armed forces.

“We have home-made weapons and equipment, and the preparedness of our Armed Forces caused the (US-led) coalition forces that were close to our borders not to dare to attack us,” Brigadier General Pourdastan said on Sunday, Iranian media reported.

“After September 11, 2001, the US had not come to only capture Iraq and Afghanistan…, but their main intention was Iran; but they could not do anything due to Iran’s power,” Pourdastan added.

The development of Iran’s defense technology, military arsenal and growing preparedness of the country’s armed forces is keeping its deterrence power at its highest level.

Iranian Commander General Mohammad added that the Iranian Armed Forces rely on indigenously developed defense equipment which has made the nation self-sufficient in the military sector.

He concluded by saying that the sanctions have made Iran’s defense sector independent of foreign countries.

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Russia to help Kyrgyzstan to modernize its Armed Forces

23.12.2014     Siberian Insider

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Russia will be implementing programs for upgrading and rearming the armed forces of Kyrgyzstan as the international coalition force will leave neighboring Afghanistan, Russian Defense Minister, General of the Army Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting with the chief of Kyrgyzstan’s General Staff, Major-General Asanbek Alymkozhoyev on Tuesday.

“Our cooperation is developing rather dynamically, the way it should develop between neighbors, friends and fraternal peoples,” he said. “The current situation requires still faster interaction. There are several reasons for this, number one being Afghanistan and the withdrawal of the international coalition force.”

Russian companies to stop production of air defense missile systems S-300 within year

22.08.2014  Siberian Insider

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Production of Russia’s S-300 missile systems will be fully stopped next year, a high-ranking source in the Russian military-industrial complex told ITAR-TASS.

This also concerns export versions, he added. “I want to stress that the production of components for S-300 will continue and will even grow in the coming years,” he said.

The source said S-300 missiles would be replaced with a number of new generation systems. “S-400 becomes the main system for our Armed Forces. S-300 missiles remain in operation, and their production will not be halted in a moment,” he said.

The source said the marketing policy of Russian producers of air defense systems is now aimed at advancing S-400 to foreign markets.

“We have had a more efficient system for several years, I mean S-400. What is the point in producing things that don’t meet today’s demands of a customer?” he asked, saying S-400 supplies abroad would begin no earlier than in 2016.

Russian Armed Forces to Receive New Antihelicopter Mine

Russian Armed Forces to Receive New Antihelicopter Mine

Russian Military Technologies 28.04.2014
The advanced antihelicopter mine, the latest development of military engineers, will be adopted by the Russian Army in the near future. This information was presented by Head of the Russian Air Force’s Engineer Service Colonel Alexey Khazov.
“The new antihelicopter mine has been tested in late 2013 and will soon be adopted by the Russian Armed Forces. It is designed for destroying helicopters and other aircraft at an altitude of up to 200 m, forming a projectile on the basis of the hollow-charge principle,” Mr. Khazov pointed out.
It should be noted that the antihelicopter mine is a brand-new development, which has no analogues in the world. The weight and dimensions of the new ammunition have not been disclosed. The new mine will be installed by remote mining means, including helicopters.
“The mine will be located on the ground in standby and will be automatically switched into a firing position after detecting an object. If an object enters an effective area, the mine will fire,” Mr. Khazov explained.

Iranian Armed Forces modernizing air defense system S-200 Soviet-made

Iranian Armed Forces modernizing air defense system S-200 Soviet-made

08.01.2014 Arms-expo
 
Brigadier General Farzad Izmaeli said that Iran still continues to optimize and improve the air defense systems of Soviet-made S-200 . Iranian Armed Forces are developing new tactics for the application of these complexes .

Brigadier General Farzad Izmaeli have a meeting with the spiritual leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ali Khamenei , said that the military had some success in improving the efficiency of these systems , which are currently the basis of the “far ” air shield the country , the publication armyrecognition.com informs.

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on a working visit to the Republic of Cuba

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on a working visit to the Republic of Cuba

TSAMTO, April 22. Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces – First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov made a working visit to the Republic of Cuba.

In accordance with the program of the visit of Gen. Valery Gerasimov held talks on military cooperation with the Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) Cuban Army Corps General Leopoldo Cintra Frias and his colleague – Chief of the General Staff of the Revolutionary Military Council of Cuban Army Corps General Alvaro Lopez Miera.

During his stay in the Republic of Cuba head of the Russian General Staff, visited a number of military installations, where he got acquainted with the conditions of service and life of Cuban troops, said the Office of the Press and Information of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation