Iran News

Iran Caught Towing US Unmanned Platform
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Iran Caught Towing US Unmanned Platform

The US Navy prevented an Iranian ship from capturing an American unmanned maritime vehicle in the Persian Gulf. Around 11 p.m. Monday, US Navy in the region observed an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy support ship, Shahid Baziar, towing a US-operated unmanned vehicle, also known as a Saildrone Explorer unmanned surface vessel, according to a news release from US Naval Forces Central Command.

Iran releases new photos of the Karrar MBT
Land

Iran releases new photos of the Karrar MBT

Iran released new photos of the homemade Karrar Main Battle Tank (MBT). The tank was displayed during a visit by the Chief Justice of Iran's Supreme Court, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'I, to the Defence Ministry exhibition area. Mojnews reported this on August 26, 2022.

Iran launches new domestically made transport aircraft
Air

Iran launches new domestically made transport aircraft

Iran has launched a new domestically made transport aircraft called Simorgh. The launch event occurred at the HESA aircraft manufacturing facility in Isfahan, central Iran, on 19 May 2022.

Tajikistan's TB2 UAVs are actually Iranian Ebabil-2s
Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Tajikistan's TB2 UAVs are actually Iranian Ebabil-2s

Tajikistan's UAV production interest raises questions with TB2 claims and ends in revelation as the drones are confirmed to be of Iranian origin.

Iran seeks to strengthen military ties with China
Bilateral Relations

Iran seeks to strengthen military ties with China

According to state media, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi expressed his government's desire for closer cooperation with China during a visit by the Chinese defence minister. According to the report, Raisi told China's Minister of National Defence, Wei Fenghe, that Tehran considers its relations with Beijing strategic.

IRGC Equipped BMP-2 with Unmanned Turret
Land Modernisation Unmanned Systems

IRGC Equipped BMP-2 with Unmanned Turret

RSSJO has designed and manufactured a new turret for BMP-2 armoured personnel carriers.

IRGC Unveils Khaybarkiran Missile as Nuclear Talks Resume in Vienna
Weapon / Missile

IRGC Unveils Khaybarkiran Missile as Nuclear Talks Resume in Vienna

RGC unveiled a new surface-to-surface missile called "Khaybarkiran" (Kheibar Buster) with a 1,450-kilometre range, state TV reported.

Russia, Iran, China to hold joint naval manoeuvres maritime exercise
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Russia, Iran, China to hold joint naval manoeuvres maritime exercise

According to media reports on Tuesday, China, Russia, and Iran will perform a joint maritime exercise, citing the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet.

Iran is interested in Russian Su-35s
Air

Iran is interested in Russian Su-35s

Iran and Russia will likely sign a 20-year, $10 billion defence cooperation agreement that may include the purchase of Su-35 fighters and S-400 missiles.

Iran Receives Overhauled al-Sabehat-15 SDV
Navy / Maritime

Iran Receives Overhauled al-Sabehat-15 SDV

Iranian Navy received several overhauled military aircraft, Swimmer Delivery Vehicles (SDV), and a destroyer that Iranian experts have modernized. The equipment was handed over to the naval forces during a ceremony joined by the Deputy Chief of the Iranian Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani, and other senior military figures Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas.

U.S. Falsified Iranian Claims
Bilateral Relations

U.S. Falsified Iranian Claims

Iran State-Run News Agency IRNA has claimed that the U.S. has attempted to hijack Iranian oil by transferring it to another tanker.

Iran accuses the U.S. of Oil Hijack Attempt
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Iran accuses the U.S. of Oil Hijack Attempt

IRNA claimed that the U.S. had attacked an Iranian tanker to confiscate its oil in the Sea of Oman as IRGC Navy forces had thwarted the U.S. attack.

Iran Tests’ Majid’ Air Defence System
Weapon / Missile

Iran Tests’ Majid’ Air Defence System

Iranian news agency Mehr reports that Iran Army has tested its ‘Majid’ short-range and low-altitude air defence system.

Iran Hacked The US and Israeli Defence Tech Companies Using Microsoft 365
Cyber Warfare

Iran Hacked The US and Israeli Defence Tech Companies Using Microsoft 365

On Monday, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Centre (MSTIC) reported that Iranian hackers had successfully attacked the US and Israeli defence technology firms.