General Ghorbani: Iran helicopter fleet, strongest in Middle East
Commander of Iran Army Aviation Second Brig. Gen. Yousef Ghorbani said that Iran owns the strongest and biggest helicopter fleet in the entire Middle East.
Iran Press/ Iran news: Commander of Iran Army Aviation Second Brig. Gen. Yousef Ghorbani made the remarks in a specialist conference on helicopter parts manufacturing industry held at Havaniruz HQ on Saturday.
General Ghorbani added that the US sanctions on Iran requires the Army's Aviation division to be all the more prepared and equipped to defend the country’s airspace against regional and trans-regional threats, Iran press reported.
He stressed that a strong and capable parts manufacturing industry is needed for the development of the country's helicopter fleet.