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Ahmad Kazemi (احمد کاظمی) (22 July 1958 – 9 January 2006) was an Iranian commander in the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution and one of the most notable commanders in Iran–Iraq War.
Ali Abdollahi Aliabadi (علی عبداللهی علیآبادی) is an Iranian senior military officer and politician who is currently coordinator deputy of General Staff of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Amir Ali Hajizadeh (امیرعلی حاجیزاده) is commander of Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps since October 2009.
The Arash (آرش, From Iranian Arash) is a series of 122mm unguided artillery rocket developed by Iran.
The Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran (نيروهای مسلح جمهوری اسلامی ايران) include the Army (''Artesh''), the Revolutionary Guard Corps (''Sepāh'') and the Law Enforcement Force (Police).
Iran's military industry manufactures various types of arms and military equipment.
The economy of Iran is a mixed and transition economy with a large public sector.
The Embraer EMB 312 Tucano is a low-wing, tandem-seat, single-turboprop, basic trainer with counter-insurgency capability developed in Brazil.
From 1925 to the Iranian Revolution in 1979, Iran was mostly equipped with Western hardware.
The Fajr-3 Artillery Rocket (فجر-۳) is an Iranian multiple-launch artillery rocket, a third-generation Katyusha rocket.
The Iranian-made Fajr-3 (فجر-۳, meaning "dawn") is believed to be a medium-range ballistic missile with an unknown range (estimated 2,000 km, 1,250 miles).
The Fajr-5 (فجر-۵, meaning "dawn-5") is an artillery rocket developed by Iran in the 1990s.
Fateh-110 (فاتح-۱۱۰, "conqueror") is a single-stage solid-propellant, surface-to-surface missile with at least a 200 km range, and it is produced domestically within Iran by the Aerospace Industries Organization, including the solid fuel propellant.
The Ghadr-110 (Persian: قدر-110, meaning "intensity") is a medium-range ballistic missile designed and developed by Iran.
The Great Prophet IX (Persian: پیامبر اعظم 9, romanized: Payambar-e-Azam 9) was an Iranian war games exercise in the general area of the Strait of Hormuz on Larak Island, Persian Gulf.
The Harbin Y-12 is a high wing twin-engine turboprop utility aircraft built by Harbin Aircraft Industry Group (HAIG).
Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam (حسن تهرانی مقدم) (29 October 1959 – 12 November 2011) was an Iranian military officer in the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and designer of Iran's ballistic missile project.
Herz-9 is an Iranian, domestically built, mobile air defense system developed and uveiled in 2013.
Heydar Moslehi (born 1957 in Isfahan) is an Iranian cleric and politician who served as the minister of intelligence from 2009 to 2013.
Hossein Dehghani Poudeh (حسین دهقانی پوده; born 2 March 1957) is a former IRGC air force officer with the rank of brigadier general and the former minister of defense of Iran.
Hossein Salami (حسین سلامی) is an Iranian military officer with the rank of Brigadier general who currently serves as the second-in-command of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
The Ilyushin Il-76 (Илью́шин Ил-76; NATO reporting name: Candid) is a multi-purpose four-engine turbofan strategic airlifter designed by the Soviet Union's Ilyushin design bureau.
According to a report by The Economist, Iran has been ranked 39th for producing $23 billion of industrial products in 2008.
Following the advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) into northern Iraq in mid-2014, Iran began to provide military aid to counter the militant advance.
Presidential elections were held in Iran on 19 May 2017, the twelfth such election in Iran.
The Iranian Space Agency (ISA, Persian: سازمان فضایی ایران Sázmán e Fazái e Irán) is Iran's governmental space agency.
According to Iranian authorities, Iranian underground missile bases or silos (پایگاه های موشکی زیرزمینی ایران.), also known as the Missile Cities (شهرهای موشکی) exist in all provinces and cities of Iran.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) (lit or Sepâh for short) is a branch of Iran's Armed Forces founded after 1979 Revolution on 22 April 1979 by order of Ayatollah Khomeini.IISS Military Balance 2006, Routledge for the IISS, London, 2006, p. 187 Whereas the regular military (or Artesh) defends Iran's borders and maintains internal order, according to the Iranian constitution, the Revolutionary Guard (pasdaran) is intended to protect the country's Islamic Republic system. The Revolutionary Guards state that their role in protecting the Islamic system is preventing foreign interference as well as coups by the military or "deviant movements". The Revolutionary Guards have roughly 125,000 military personnel including ground, aerospace and naval forces. Its naval forces are now the primary forces tasked with operational control of the Persian Gulf. GlobalBearings.net, 15 December 2011. It also controls the paramilitary Basij militia which has about 90,000 active personnel.Abrahamian, Ervand, History of Modern Iran, Columbia University Press, 2008 pp. 175–76 Its media arm is Sepah News. Since its origin as an ideologically driven militia, the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution has taken a greater role in nearly every aspect of Iranian society. Its expanded social, political, military and economic role under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's administration—especially during the 2009 presidential election and post-election suppression of protest—has led many Western analysts to argue that its political power has surpassed even that of the Shia clerical system. The Chief Commander of the Guardians since 2007 is Mohammad Ali Jafari, who was preceded by Yahya Rahim Safavi from 1997.
The Khorramshahr / "موشک خرمشهر" (Translation: موشک meaning "missile", خرمشهر is the name of a city in Iran) is a medium-range ballistic missile that was tested by Iran in January 2017.
This alphabetically arranged list of air forces identifies the current and historical names and roundels for the military aviation arms of countries fielding an air component, whether an independent air force, a naval air arm, army aviation unit, or coast guard.
This is a list of aircraft types operated by the Iranian Air Force, not including those operated by the air arm of the Aerospace Force of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution prior to the foundation of the Air Force as a separate service in August 1955.
This article is a list of armed groups involved in the Iraqi Civil War.
This is a list of commanders of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran during the Iran–Iraq war (1980–88).
The following individuals have been identified as senior officers (currently or in the past) of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which is a part of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
This list is of all operators of the Sukhoi Su-25.
The Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL; وزارت دفاع و پشتیبانی نیروهای مسلح) is the defence ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran, reestablished in 1989.
The Misagh 1 (also Mithaq-1, etc.) is an Iranian man-portable surface-to-air missile.
The Misagh-2 is an Iranian man-portable infrared-guided surface-to-air missile.
Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf (محمدباقر قالیباف, born 23 August 1961) is an Iranian conservative politician and former military officer who held office as the Mayor of Tehran from 2005 to 2017.
Mohammad Hossein Jalali is an Iranian military official who served as minister of defense.
Mohammad Reza Zahedi (محمدرضا زاهدی) is an Iranian senior military officer in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Mousa Refan (b. May 22, 1958) is an Iranian electrical engineer.
The National Petrochemical Company (NPC) (شرکت ملی صنایع پتروشیمی), a subsidiary to the Iranian Petroleum Ministry, is owned by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Naze'at (نازعات) are a series of Iranian-made artillery rocket with an estimated range of 100 km.
This article discusses the negotiations between the P5+1 and Iran that led to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
The Noor (نور) is a long-range anti-ship cruise missile manufactured by Iran.
These are the orders of battle of the Iraqi and Iranian armies for the start of the Iran–Iraq War in 1980.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Iran: Iran – sovereign country located in Southwest Asia and the Middle East.
The P5+1 refers to the UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5); namely China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States; plus Germany.
Parviz Sorouri (پرویز سروری) is an Iranian conservative politician who currently seats as a member of the City Council of Tehran.
Khalij Fars (موشک خلیج فارس, "Persian Gulf") is an Iranian single-stage solid-propellant, supersonic anti-ship quasi ballistic missile with a range of 300 km based on the Fateh-110 missile.
Project Flower was a joint military project of Israel and Iran in July 1977.
Qased (Persian: قاصد, meaning "Messenger") is a 2000-pound (900 kg) Iranian developed smart bomb.
The Qiam 1 (Persian: قیام-١, "Uprising-1") is a short-range ballistic missile designed and built by Iran.
Raad or Ra'd (رعد, meaning "thunder") is an Iranian aerial defence system deployed in September 2012.
Raad is an Iranian heavy anti-ship missile with the range of 360 km.
The Saegheh ("Lightning" or "Thunder" in Persian) (also spelled Saegre, Saeghe, Saeqeh, etc) refers to at least six completely separate Iranian weapons systems: a RPG warhead, an anti-tank guided missile family, a surface-to-surface rocket, a target drone family, an air-to-air missile and a claimed stealth UAV.
Sejil, or Sejjil, (سجیل, a Quranic word meaning "baked clay", see Surat al-Fil) is a family of Iranian solid-fueled medium range ballistic missiles.
The Shahab-1 (Persian: Ŝahāb 1, meaning "Meteor-1") was the foundation of the long-range Iranian missile program.
The Shahab-2 (Persian: Ŝahāb 2, meaning "Meteor-2") is the successor to the Iranian Shahab-1 missile.
The Shahab-3 (Ŝahāb 3; shahâb means "meteor") is a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) developed by Iran and based on the North Korean Nodong-1.
The Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (Грач (rook); NATO reporting name: Frogfoot) is a single-seat, twin-engine jet aircraft developed in the Soviet Union by Sukhoi.
The Supreme Leader of Iran (rahbar-e mo'azzam-e irān), also called the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution (رهبر معظم انقلاب اسلامی), officially in Iran, called the Supreme Leadership Authority (مقام معظم رهبری), is the head of state and highest ranking political and religious authority in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The Syrian Desert campaign (May–July 2017) is a military operation of the Syrian Army that initially started along the highway from Damascus to the border with Iraq against rebel forces during the Syrian Civil War.
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1747 was a United Nations Security Council resolution that tightened the sanctions imposed on Iran in connection with the Iranian nuclear program.
The War of the Cities was five series of air raids, missile attacks and artillery shellings on major cities and urban areas initiated by Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Air Force, with the aim of disrupting the morale of Iran during the Iran–Iraq War.
World Aircraft Information Files (WAIF) is a weekly partwork magazine published by Bright Star Publications (part of Midsummer Books) in the United Kingdom.
The Ya-Ali (Persian: یاعلی) is a land attack cruise missile (LACM) built by Iran.
Zelzal (زلزال-۱, meaning "Earthquake") is a series of artillery rockets developed by Iran.
Zelzal-1 (زلزال-۱, meaning "Earthquake-1") is an Iranian-made heavy artillery rocket with an estimated range of 160 km.
Zelzal-2 (Persian: زلزال-۲, meaning "Earthquake") is an Iranian unguided long-range artillery rocket.
Zulfiqar (ذوالفقار) is an Iranian main battle tank (MBT), conceived by Brigadier General Mir-Younes Masoumzadeh, deputy ground force commander for research and self-sufficiency of the armed forces.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 2003.
The 2003 Iran Ilyushin Il-76 crash occurred on, when an Ilyushin Il-76 crashed in mountainous terrain near Kerman in Iran.
The year 2008 contained several significant events in spaceflight, including the first flyby of Mercury by a spacecraft since 1975, the discovery of water ice on Mars by the Phoenix spacecraft, which landed in May, the first Chinese spacewalk in September, and the launch of the first Indian Lunar probe in October.
On 18 June 2017, under Operation Laylat al-Qadr (عملیات لیلةالقدر), Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) fired six surface-to-surface mid-range ballistic missile from domestic bases targeting ISIL forces in the Syrian Deir ez-Zor Governorate in response to the terrorist attacks in Tehran earlier that month.
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