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Iran armed forces to hold air mobility operation drill

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Oct 28, IRNA -- A senior Iranian Army commander says the country’s Ground Forces will launch an air mobility operation drill codenamed Zolfaghar 91 in the western part of the country.

Deputy Commander of Operations in the Iranian Army's Ground Forces Brigadier Ali Mehrabi said the drill would begin this week in Iran's western region.

Mehrabi added that the main purpose of the war game is to showcase the armed forces capabilities and enhance individual and collective skills to counter possible threats posed by enemies.

He stressed that showcasing the deterrence capabilities and enhancing combat readiness of airborne units in quick action and reaction operations are among other objectives of the war game.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1030735

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