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Iranian forces launch large-scale air defense exercise

Iran’s Air Defense units launched a large-scale military exercise covering more than half of the country’s territories.

Iranian forces launch large-scale air defense exercise

Iranian forces launch large-scale air defense exercise

STEPANAKERT, OCTOBER 21, ARTSAKHPRESS: The joint air defense exercise, codenamed ‘Guardians of Velayat Sky-99’, kicked off on Wednesday morning, attended by air defense units from the Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Tansim News Agency rerports.

Various types of homegrown missile systems, radars, electronic warfare equipment, and communication systems have been employed in the war game to practice countering aerial threats in low, medium and high altitudes.

Organizers said the drill is aimed at boosting the combat preparedness and consolidate the air defense capabilities of the Armed Forces in simulated real-war conditions.

Iranian fighter jets, bombers and drones are flown in the war game.


     

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