Iran Marks National Army Day

Iran Marks National Army Day

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Army units held nationwide military parades on Wednesday morning in celebration of the National Army Day.

In Tehran, a ceremony was held at a military base in Lavizan, with high-ranking officials and senior military commanders in attendance.

During the event, participated by President Ebrahim Raisi, units from the four divisions of the Army, namely the Ground Force, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Air Defense, displayed their equipment.

A broad range of advanced gear such as missiles, tanks, armored vehicles, rifles, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), fighter jets, radar systems and air defense missile systems were put on display.

Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the arms sphere.

In a meeting with a group of top military commanders in 2023, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on the Iranian Armed Forces to keep enhancing their preparedness in all areas and not cease making progress because the threats of the enemies will never fade away.

Ayatollah Khamenei, the commander-in-chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, stressed that military preparedness will act as deterrence against the enemies, calling for vigilance in the face of the elements masterminding plots.

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