Muharram security drill kicks off in NW Iran

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TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – The Commander of IRGC Ground Forces, Brigadier General Pakpour, recounted that Muharram security drill began early on Sunday in Iranian NW counties.

Early on Sunday, Muharram security drill was launched in counties of Oshnaviyeh and Piranshahr in north western Province of West Azerbaijan in Iran.

Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Ground Forces told the media that the drill features integrated operations participated by drone, missile, artillery, armored, and helicopter units.

The commander also said that the war-game underway has so far been successful and noted, “Our objective in this drill was to increase cooperation, coordination, and harmony of different units during integrated operations, and thankfully, the objective has been met so far.”

Hamzeh Seyyedoshohada HQ of IRGC is in command in this drill controlling infantry, armored, electronic warfare, helicopter, and missile units.

The command room of the operation hosted a number of ranking commanders of IRGC early on Sunday, with Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the Deputy Commander of IRGC, Brigadier General Pakpour, and Brigadier General Shademani observing the opening of the war-game.

“The objective in this war-game is to enhance the combat capabilities and equipment savviness of the warriors,” said the Lieutenant Brigadier Habib Shahsavari, the Spokesperson of the drill, “the message of this war-game for our friends is peace, security, and tranquility and for the enemies is that our soldiers and warriors are ready to defend our braves gallantly and brave-heartedly, with no permission to anti-revolutionary forces.”

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