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Iran to stage massive asymmetric exercises

Monday, 19 August 2013

Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said that army’s Ground and Air Forces would conduct massive asymmetric exercises under actual battle conditions in southeastern Iran in mid-autumn. “The Qamar-e Bani Hashem exercises will be staged in three operational zones…actual asymmetric battlefields will be created and fought.”  Pourdastan added that the Iranian Air Force will  play a special role in providing logistical support for armored units during the drills which is due to be staged by the Ground Forces. Commander of Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaeili said “a war-game in a vast area will be held with the participation of forces from the Army, IRGC, Basij and law enforcement forces in October”.


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  • Published: 58 days ago on Monday, 19 August 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: August 19, 2013 @ 12:19 pm
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