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Army Commander: Iranian Army's agility, offensive power increased

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 4, IRNA -- The commander of Ground Force of Iran's Army described the movement and agility of the force as its characteristic, saying the offensive power and the mobility of the ground force units have increased.

Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said on Tuesday that the command in the Ground Force would be based on meritocracy and promotion of combat readiness and improvement of the subsistence condition of the personnel are among the goals in which the army's ground force has taken effective steps with the support of the commander of the entire army.

'The movement and efficiency of the troops are among the issues in this area that we are trying to improve with the capability of local experts, Self-Sufficiency Jihad and cooperation with the country's defense industry to modernize the equipment and weapons,' he said, adding that 'we will deal with any threat'.

Heidari emphasized, "at present, with the promotion of movement and effectiveness, the power of the units and the offensive power have increased.


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