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Iranian fighter jets fly across Iran's western airspace

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Mon / 25 September 2017 / 13:41

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian fighter jets flew across the country's western airspace as part of a military drill to show their strong presence.

The Air Force's warplanes took part in a large-scale military drill along the country's western frontiers on Sunday evening.

During the military drill, codenamed Heidar-e-Karrar, the Air Force's jets flew over vast areas of western borderlands to provide logistical support for the Army Ground Force's rapid reaction units.

Various Army units have taken part in the drill, including the armored units, airborne division, drone squad, and the Ground Force's rapid reaction forces.

Military officials also carried out an evaluation of the Air Force's offensive power and the coordination among the Ground Force's airborne division, the Air Force, and the Ground Force at an operational zone near the city of Qasr-e Shirin, the western province of Kermanshah.

Heidar-e-Karrar war game kicked off on Sunday morning along Iran's western border areas in order to assess the Army's mobility readiness and offensive capabilities.

The maneuver is scheduled to be run for a week in the specified region.

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