IRGC employs suicide drones in "Great Prophet 17" drills

TEHRAN, Dec. 23 (MNA) – Chief commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has said that the IRGC forces have employed the advanced sucide and offensive drones on the fourth day of "Great Prophet 17" drills.

On the fourth day of massive joint military exercises in the south of the country in the Persian Gulf region, the IRGC forces have effectively employed their latest military achievements including the suicide and offensive drones, the IRGC Commander-in-Chief Major General Hossein Salami said on Thursday.

The IRGC chief commander further said that IRGC forces successfully employed other achievements including bounding mines against the moving targets of the enemy as well as advanced home-grown Karrar tank, which was employed on Wednesday during the drill. 

General Salami further praised the coordination and harmony among IRGC ground, naval, and air forces in the maneuvers.

He also described the IRGC Ground Force as the guarantor of preserving the territorial integrity, independence, and national security of the country. 

The "Great Prophet 17" drills by the IRGC started on Monday and will continue until Saturday in the south part of the country in Hormozgan, Bushehr, and Khuzestan provinces.

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