2nd day of Navy drill underway in Southeastern Iran

Konarak, Chabahar, Sistan-Baluchestan Prov, Jan 28, IRNA – The second day of Iran’s navy military maneuvers currently is underway in the southeast Makran coast along the Gulf of Oman.

At this stage the navy forces managed to strike heavily pounding fake targets. Tactical phase of big ‘Velayat-94′ maneuver commenced in eastern region of Strait of Hormuz in Sistan-Baluchestan province on Wednesday in the presence of Commander of Iran’s fleet, Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari.

The Velayat-94 war games have four phases and are being conducted in an area of three square kilometers.

On Tuesday, Sayyari told reporters that Velayat-94 drills show Iran’s defensive power.

It also carries the message of peace and friendship to the regional states, Sayyari said.

As Sayyari said the maneuver aims to show Iranian forces’ strength both in ensuring security on the seas and in defending the country’s sea borders in Hormuz Strait, Sea of Oman and north of the Indian Ocean.