In a ceremony on Wednesday, more than 500 super-heavy tank transporters joined the Iranian Army Ground Forces.
The ceremony was held with attendance of Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, Army Commander Major General Seyed Abdolrahim Mousavi, Army Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Kiumars Heidari and a number of other Iranian Armed Forces commanders in attendance.
The tank transporters have joined the Ground Force after being restored and renovated by the domestic engineers of force.
During the ceremony the Head of the Army Ground Force Logistics Brigadier General Hassan Alipour said “these tank transporters had been useless vehicles but the force decided to renew and boost them.”
“Today we are witnessing the joining of tank transporters that are able to carry two tanks and this is amazing,” Alipour said.
Elsewhere during the event, Major General Mousavi named the achievements of the Ground Force a ‘miracle-like’ phenomenon.
“What has happened during the recent years in the Army Ground Force is something like a miracle; Today, the Ground Force has become a 100% mobile force that is able to carry out all missions without external help.” Said Gen. Mousavi.
He then continued and emphasized: “Today, we are witnessing a boost in the mobility of heavy and super-heavy sector of the Ground Force”.
Moreover, Deputy coordinator of Khatam-al Anbiya Central Headquarters Brigadier General Ali Shademani highlighted: “Today’s unveiling despite all-out sanctions of enemies against the country bears strategic importance.”
“The new vehicles will boost the Ground Force’s agility,” he said, adding, “Conditions of future wars require to have a more agile ground force and today’s achievements will boost the mobility of the Army Ground Force and turns it into a rapid reaction force.”