The Defenders of Velayat Skies 97

  • Final day of 8th edition of Fadaian-e Harim-e Velayat air drills

    Final day of 8th edition of Fadaian-e Harim-e Velayat air drills

    TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – The Iranian Army air force wrapped of the 8th edition of air force military drill codenamed Fadaian-e Harim-e Velayat (Defenders of Velayat Sanctuary) on Friday which was held in Isfahan province with the participation a variety of predators, fighter bombers, heavy and semi-heavy transport planes, refueling planes, interceptor and reconnaissance planes, as well as UAVs.

  • Joint drills prove full preparation of forces to defend Iran's airspace

    Joint drills prove full preparation of forces to defend Iran's airspace

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – A spokesman for Iran's Navy, Commodore Seyyed Mahmoud Mousavi said the full preparedness of the forces participating in the two-day military maneuvers code-named 'Modafean-e-Aseman-e-Velayat 97 (The Defenders of Velayat Skies 97)’ to effectively protect the country's airspace is considered a great achievement.

  • Test-launch of mid-range, long-range Talash missile system

    Test-launch of mid-range, long-range Talash missile system

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Iranian air defense forces successfully launched three missiles form a homemade air defense system, called Talash (Endeavor), during a joint military drill on Monday . The system is capable of destroying aerial targets flying at low, medium and high altitudes.

  • Iran unveils, launches domestic defense systems

    Iran unveils, launches domestic defense systems

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Iranian air defense forces launched a homemade missile system and unveiled a new artillery system on Monday during a joint military drill.

  • Iranian air forces stage massive joint military drill

    Iranian air forces stage massive joint military drill

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s air defense forces staged a joint military maneuver codenamed ‘Modafean-e-Aseman-e-Velayat 97 (The Defenders of Velayat Skies 97)’ on Monday across a vast stretch of northern, eastern, central and western parts of the country.

  • Press conference on Iran air defense joint maneuver

    Press conference on Iran air defense joint maneuver

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Iranian air defense forces held a press conference attended by Deputy Coordinator of the Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari and Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi-Fard, the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base before launching a joint two-day maneuver on Monday.

  • Iran air defense forces to hold joint drill

    Iran air defense forces to hold joint drill

    TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) – Islamic Republic of Iran Air Defense Force, Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and a part of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force will hold a joint two-day drills tomorrow in large parts the country.