65 Airborne Brigade
The Brigade 65 is the most famous unit of the Army, which, in any environmental, tactical and war conditions, has the ability to perform any mission in the form of battles, guerrilla warfare, skirmishes, parachutes and free fall in the land, air and Water and desert and mountainous areas, diving, release of hostages, and psychological operations. The unit is headquartered at Afsarieh in east of Tehran, the Hoshgh hostage release unit of Isfahan, Razam unit in the forest and mountain of Afsiriya of Tehran; Razm unit in special conditions of Shiraz; and urban war unit in Tehran. This Brigade is a relatively small unit, with dispersed garrisons, and there is no facility evident at the primary Afsarieh locality.
Special Forces Airborne Brigade 65 (shorthand Nohod / Nohed / Nvhd / Norhud = kill-monger ), is known as the Green Berets of the Iranian army. The special forces of the army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, which in 1371 was changed to 65 brigade. The main mission of this type of unit is unconventional war. The staff of this brigade is a selection of personnel from the 23rd Division. These individuals are able to carry out special operations through specialist and specialized training during their service, both inside Iran and outside Iran. In fact, this Brigade was established in 1349 under the name of the 23rd Brigade of the Special Forces Airborne (Novhedzht) by the Major General Pilot Manuchehr Khasruddad, and each year he trained special forces to serve the land and land borders of the country, and later it was promoted from a Brigade to a Division.
The first attempts to form special forces in the Iranian Army dates back to 1332. This year 10 employees for the Imperial Army during parachuting to the country of France, and two years later returned to the country, founded paratroopers unit. This unit was promoted to the Parachute Battalion in 1338. In the same year, the Airborne Special Brigade, number 23, entitled "23 Special Forces Brigade", was formed in the form of five operational battalions, a support battalion, a telecommunication group, and a campus base and an irregular warship. In 1349, the "23th Airborne Forces Special Forces Brigade" was renamed, and one year later, two other units, "Hostage Relief" and "Psychological Operations", were added to the 23rd Brigade structure. The main headquarters of this brigade was in the military barracks of Baghshah (Gar Garh).
After the victory of the Islamic Revolution , the decision of the commanders of the army was to retain this force and to delegate special missions. Therefore, in the conflicts of Khuzestan, Sistan and Baluchestan and Kurdistan, which were very common during the Iranian Revolution, the use of these forces was enormous. After disclosure of the Nojhi coup plot, which according to the perpetrators' confessions, a significant number of the forces of this brigade also entered into action in Tehran and took control of sensitive points. Hassan Rouhani, the then parliamentary representative, in a meeting of July 23, 1980, called for the dissolution of this force, which was met by the opposition of Mustafa Chamran, the defense minister of the time.
With the start of the Iran-Iraq war, the need to upgrade the size of this force was felt to the army; therefore, the Ranger's 23rd Division performed various missions during the Iran-Iraq War, including the presence of the 65th Brigade in Operation Jerusalem Operation and Operation Karbala 5. The asssault forces were active in guerrilla warfare and offshore battles, operations of the Brigade were more common in Iraqi territory. But they also had classical battles. There were many conflicts with the Mujahedin-e Khalq and Komala in Kurdistan, Kurdistan was unrestrained, but was never captured. The Brigade of Novheed in Kurdistan and the south carried out many operations with Mostafa Chamran.
After the end of the war, the need for the presence of a special force in Iran was felt, so with the command of the commander- in -chief in 1991, the 65th Brigade (3rd Brigade of the Ranger Division consisting of 3 battalions 745, 748 and 154) separated from Division 23 And earned it on an independent basis. After the separation, the title "65th Airborne Forces Special Forces Brigade" was chosen and began its specialty since 1992. At the same time, the official color of the Green Soldiers' Dress was selected, which led to the use of these troops in the Iranian Army as "green hats". Most of the operations of this brigade are confidential.
With the onset of the crisis in Syria, the Revolutionary Guards dispatched part of their troops to Syria to protect Islam's freedom, and over the past few years it has been able to achieve many successes in the field of the field and spirituality, but there was a lot of vacillation among the army. . To the point where the blood of these people was boiled from the insult of the terrorists and their zeal and their desire to defend the Zainab (Shi'ite) shrine. The simultaneous presence of the Army and the Revolutionary Guards alongside ended the rumors that had been repeatedly raised in relation to the differences between the two. The Army and the Revolutionary Guards were able to prove to the world with avidity in Aleppo that they had no disagreement.
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