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Air defense exercises underway successfully: commander

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Sept 15, IRNA
Air Defense-Exercise
A commander of Iranian Army's Air Force said that the maneuver of air force units code-named 'Defenders of Velayat' is underway throughout the country successfully.

Commander of the Khatam-ul Anbia air base, Brigadier general Ahmad Miqani told IRNA that the war game was launched by the armed forces air defense units using scores of aircraft and a large number of air bases countrywide.

The commander added that the air defense would be held in three stages aiming at promoting combat power and preparedness of the Air Force.

Miqani added that this is the first time that the Air Force managed to launch such large scale exercises with all defensive capability throughout the country.


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