Iranian Top Brass:

IP- According to Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, the Iranian Air Force units have achieved their primary objectives in a recent large-scale war game.

Iran PressIran news: In an interview during the Air Force's war game, codenamed Fadaeeyan of Harim-e Velayat 11 (Devotees of Velayat Airspace 11), Major General Baqeri emphasized that Iran's military preparedness acts as a deterrent to hostile actions from enemies.

During the drill, the Air Force units showcased their capabilities by conducting a full range of operations and exercising various tactics with drones, fighter jets, transport and logistical aircraft, refueling aircraft, and air ambulances. These operations were carried out in different areas ranging from the Persian Gulf to the northwestern and northeastern regions.

Major General Baqeri highlighted that the successful execution of these operations during both day and night demonstrates the effectiveness of the war game.

Praising the Air Force for safeguarding Iran's airspace, the commander declared, "With such an exceptional level of military readiness, no adversary would be capable of breaching or violating the airspace of the Islamic Republic of Iran."

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The province of Isfahan witnessed the commencement of the primary phase of the war game on Sunday night, with Sukhoi Su-24 and F-4 Phantom fighter-bombers executing nocturnal operations and obliterating hypothetical enemy ground targets using Qased upgraded standoff missiles.

The Iranian military drones also played a significant role in the war game, employing a variety of combat, reconnaissance, and electronic warfare UAVs like Kaman-12, Karrar, Mohajer-6, and Arash to destroy targets with modified bombs precisely.

On Monday, domestically-produced Karrar bomber drones effectively dropped 500-pound bombs on ground targets. Additionally, Mohajer-6 drones released Qaem bombs on the second day of the exercise.

Qaem is an advanced smart bomb designed for precision strikes. Over 90 military aircraft participated in this drill, including fighter jets, interceptor aircraft, bombers, and unmanned aerial vehicles. "The primary focus of this war game is to ensure sustainable security while promoting and strengthening regional relations, good neighborliness, and defending our country's air borders," stated Air Force Commander Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi on Sunday.


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