The commander of Iran’s Army says the Iranian military is completely prepared to respond to potential outside threats, highlighting that even thinking about an attack on Iran will bring irreparable damage to the enemies.
Major General Ataollah Salehi said in a statement on Monday, ahead of the Iranian National Army Day, which is celebrated on April 18, that the defensive capabilities of Iran’s Army are at such a level that if enemies even think of attacking the Islamic Republic, they will regret their decision.
Salehi also stated that the Iranian Army carefully monitors the regional and trans-regional developments. He said Iran’s Army now stands more powerful than ever.
April 18 (Farvardin 29) marks the establishment of the Islamic Republic’s Army.
On Monday, Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan said the Iranian Army is set to unveil three major achievements in the fields of communications, simulators and air defense on the occasion of Iran’s Army Day.
Deputy Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces Kiumars Heidari said on April 13 that the forces plan to showcase their new armored personnel carriers on April 18.
Furthermore, the missile and rocket-launching units of the Ground Forces of the Iranian Army plan to stage a one-day missile drill in central Iran on the same day.
The maneuver, in which new indigenous missile systems are to be launched, is aimed at maintaining the preparedness and enhancing the defensive capabilities of the forces.
Over the past few years, Iran has held several military drills to enhance the defense capabilities of its armed forces and to test modern military tactics and equipment.
The Islamic Republic has repeatedly assured other nations, especially its neighbors, that its military might poses no threat to other countries, stating that its defense doctrine is based on deterrence.
By Press TV
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