Iran has reportedly received missile part of S-300 surface-to-air defense system from Russia, moving to finish the delivery of all divisions of the system by yearend.
"The first shipment of missiles of S-300 missile system has recently entered Iran that shows Iran's determination to equip its air defense circle with this system," Tasnim news agency, which is close to the Revolutionary Guards, Tasnim news reported Monday.
Iran displayed part of the Russian-made S-300 air defense missile system that included 2 radar systems of S-300, its carrier and command vehicles as well as the crane for lifting its missiles in a military parade held in Tehran to mark its National Army Day in April this year.
A contract for the supply of five battalions of S-300 systems was signed by both the countries in 2007. The $800 million contract was cancelled in 2010 by the then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and money returned following UN sanctions imposed on Iran.
In January 2015, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Iranian counterpart, Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan, agreed to move forward with the sale of five S-300PMU-1/SA-20 Gargoyle SAM systems (40 launchers) for $800 million.
The Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer aircraft of the Iran's army crashed in the central province of Isfahan Sunday, Tasnim news agency reported. The trainer plane crashed due to a technical problem near the village of Zafarqand, along a road between the cities of Naeen and Ardestan on June 5
Iran has unveiled three homemade defense technologies, including a GPS system. They comprised a one-megawatt Local Positioning System (LPS) transmitter, which Iranian defense minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said, would render the defense forces independent of the Global Positioning System (GPS), Press TV reported Wednesday
Iran has equipped its M60 tanks with jamming system to improve performance of TOW and other anti-tank guided missiles. "We have mounted fire-control and jamming systems on M60 tanks to be able to divert TOW and other anti-armored missiles," Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General
Iran has officially confirmed deployment of the Russian-made S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile systems for a combat duty Wednesday, local media reports. "The S-300s have assumed combat duty and are operational," ommander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said in an interview with Tasnim news agency
Russia has completed its contract on delivering S-300 air defense systems to Iran. "All divisions have been supplied," Alexander Fomin the head of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying by
Iran has released images of its first indigenous long-range missile defense system. The images on local news agencies showed President Hassan Rouhani and Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan standing in front of the new Bavar 373 missile defense system
Russia has delivered five S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Kazakhstan, the Kazakh Defense Ministry press service said on Tuesday. Kazakh Defense Minister Imangali Tasmagambetov and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoigu, have signed an agreement to expand bilateral technical and military cooperation
Iran has unveiled a new home-made drone which is capable of jamming the enemies' communication systems. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was displayed at an exhibition in Tehran,
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