Iran (IP) - The air defense drill 'Velayat Sky Defenders 1401' kicked off jointly by the Army and Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) across Iran's air defense zones.

Iran PressIran News: The military drill, codenamed "Ya Ali Ibn Abitalib" is scheduled to be carried out in a real setting in the first phase which will be implemented with rapid movement and response as its approaches.   

The spokesman of the air defense drill Brigadier General Abbas Farajpour said that maintaining secure and multi-layered communications between the defense systems and the command-and-control of the defense network to make timely decisions against threats are among these drill's goals.

He further said that to hit the predetermined targets, active and passive domestic radars as well as signaling and electro-optical surveillance are employed.


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