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Iran armed forces protect radar network in drill

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

News Code :9008-18558

TEHRAN (ISNA)-Iranian armed forces protected the country's nationwide radar network against the electronic warfare of hypothetical enemy on Saturday.

The operation came in the second phase of the drill started in eastern part of the country in public and operational places Saturday.

Defense planes of the enemy were involved in this stage of the drill through implementing different plans on electronic warfare against defense forces of the enemy.

The defense forces managed to take influential steps, react swiftly and thwarted the hypothetical enemy's electronic steps and protected nationwide radar system through using active and passive sensors, intelligence gathering systems, safe multilayer contacts and inform commanding bases in due time.

Using optical fiber and taking new measures were some of the plans used against the enemy's efforts.

The performance of radar networks, surface-to-air systems, intelligence gathering equipment in confronting cruise missile threats and aggressive planes would be evaluated in the next phase of the exercise.

Iranian army aerial forces' units acted as hypothetical enemy and Iranian army air forces and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) aerospace forces acted as defense forces.

The military drill began Friday night continues for 4 days.

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