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News ID: 5901
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 17:04 - 31 December 2014
Tehran, YJC. Major naval exercises staged by the Iranian Army in international waters to the south of the country ended in massive naval parades on Wednesday.

Hassan Rouhani arrived in the port city of Jask in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday to review the wargame. A set of naval parades are the last part of the large-scale military exercises code-named Mohammad Rasoulollah (Mohammad, the Messenger of God).

Over one hundred high-speed rocket launchers, surface and combat vessels, subsurface vessels and units of the Iranian Navy’s airborne division took part in the parades.

The military exercises were launched on December 25.

Khatam al-Anbia air defense base logistically supports the joint maneuvers by the Iranian Army’s ground, naval, and air forces are. The wargame operations cover an area of 2.2 million square kilometers. It stretches from the east of the Strait of Hormuz to the 10th parallel north in the north of the Indian Ocean.

During the large-scale exercises, Iran tested its newly developed types of military equipment, including cruise missiles, torpedoes and drones.

The Iranian Army also used the assault Mirage fighter jet, fighter jets, including the Sukhoi Su-24 fighter plane, and the F-4 Phantom fighter jet.


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