Bandar Abbas (IP) - The Commander of the Navy Force of IRGC says the Hormoz Strait is open if the enemies do not threaten Iran.

Iran PressIran News: Speaking to the reporters on the sidelines of IRGC Great Prophet 17 (PBUH) drills on Tuesday, Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri said all could use the Hormoz Strait as long as the enemies posed no threat to Iran. 

Admiral Tangsiri also delivered a report of the second day of the drill, saying a total of 16 operations were carried out this morning, 15 of which were ultimately successful. 

The bombardment of the coasts, defending fighter jets by shoulder-fired missiles and 23mm weapons, using new missile launcher speedboats with a range of velocity between 75 to 95 knots, using precision-guided missiles, and practicing simultaneous fire-hit operation were among the operations carried out in the drill. 

The coordinated attack of precision-strike assault drones and hitting the mobile and fixed targets including vessels, bases, and facilities on the sea and ground through ballistic missiles also were made. 

The technologies and facilities brought to the field have been made either in the Ministry of Defense, knowledge-based companies, and the IRGC navy itself, the commander of IRGC Navy Force said. 

Great Prophet 17 drills (PBUH) kicked off on Monday morning, December 20, in the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz, and the coasts of Hormozgan, Bushehr, and Khuzestan provinces. 


Second day of IRGC drill; Targeting fixed and mobile points on land and sea