Page 185 of 185 FirstFirst ... 85135175177178179180181182183184185
Results 2,761 to 2,768 of 2768

Thread: Islamic Republic of Iran Armed Forces - Official thread

  1. #2761

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by vesthepes View Post
    Why would they give away air worthy airplanes? Don't they have an embargo on buying new ones?
    There is no way they are giving them to Iraq permanently, in fact I would be shocked if they even let Iraqi pilots operate them. Iraq has no pilots trained for the Su-25 beyond those that operated them before Saddam, and they likely haven't flown the plane in over a decade now. Plus the Su-25 is the only dedicated CAS aircraft in Iran's inventory, giving the planes up would leave a hole in their operational capabilities.
    Last edited by Mashhadi; 2 Weeks Ago at 10:22 PM.

  2. #2762
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    1,160

    Default

    Iranian SU-25 are from the IRGC, as almost all the units actually involved in both the Syrian and Iraqi theater so I wonder if there is a precise choice to actually have a different level of involvement between the Iranian state structure and thosee forces directly depending by the Pasdarans and trought them to the Supreme Leader .

  3. #2763
    Member persian_boy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    The Land of Aryans
    Posts
    430

    Default

    IRGC Ashoura fast boats exercising to deposit naval mines in Persian Gulf as a drill

    July 4, 2014 (Persian calendar 1393/4/13)

    Russian specialist 'Constantine Sinkov' says Iran has purchased some EM and EM-52 China made naval mines in '90.
    These naval mines sit on the bottom of the ocean (Maximum depth 110 meters) until it senses a target passing overhead and then launches a rocket to hit the target. EM-52 can make serious damages on Aircraft carriers and send them to the bottom.


    [Ofogh TV - Persian]


  4. #2764
    Member persian_boy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    The Land of Aryans
    Posts
    430

    Default

    Iran police > Tehran province > Mounted Branch horses and officers + Sepka

    Tehran province (استان تهران)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tehran_province

    July 5, 2014 (Persian calendar 1393/4/14)

    Sepka سپكا is an abbreviation in Persian language that stands for (Police dogs for riots control سگ هاي پليس كنترل اجتماعات)






















































    Last edited by persian_boy; 2 Weeks Ago at 11:40 PM. Reason: Type

  5. #2765
    Senior Member Surenas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    6,637

    Default

    Iranian fighter jet crashes, killing pilots

    An Iranian military official has announced that one of its training-operational fighter jets has crashed, killing the pilot and co-pilot.

    The crash took place on July 15, at 11:15 local time (GMT +4:30 hours) near Lake Bakhtegan in the country's southern Fars Province, Hossein Mohammmadi, a local air force commander said, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.

    The F-4 fighter jet belonged to the air force base at the southern city of Bandar Abbas, he said, adding that the crash occurred a few minutes after taking off from the Shiraz city air base.

    Experts were sent to the incident location and currently are investigating the cause of the crash, Mohammmadi noted.
    http://en.trend.az/news/society/2294440.html



    RIP.

  6. #2766
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Land down under.
    Posts
    346

    Default

    Sad news.

    I can't imagine Iran having any sort of air force in 20 years especially with the arms embargo. Iran needs to up its efforts in developing its own proper fixed wing fighter/attack/bomber aircraft.

  7. #2767

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Watan View Post
    Sad news.

    I can't imagine Iran having any sort of air force in 20 years especially with the arms embargo. Iran needs to up its efforts in developing its own proper fixed wing fighter/attack/bomber aircraft.
    It won't happen as long as sanctions remain, the money just isn't there because the government keeps giving billions to worthless Arab militias in Palestine to squander.

    In regard to the crash it's reported that the pilots suffered a malfunction and instead of ejecting stayed to aim the plane away from the city.
    The two pilots:


    RIP

  8. #2768
    Member persian_boy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    The Land of Aryans
    Posts
    430

    Default

    Jamaran 2 or Damavand (جماران دو - دماوند) frigate launched in Caspian sea for final tests

    July 18, 2014 (Persian calendar 1393/4/27)

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Jamaran 2.jpg 
Views:	218 
Size:	86.2 KB 
ID:	222279

    Iran launches the indigenously-manufactured Jamaran 2 (or Damavand دماوند) frigate in the Caspian Sea near the northern port city of Bandar Anzali (بندر انزلي).
    Jamaran 2, a Wave-class warship (كشتي جنگي كلاس موج), has been designed and built by the experts at Iran’s Defense Ministry and has state-of-the-art navigation equipment and complex defensive systems.
    The production line of the advanced indigenous frigate was inaugurated in Bandar Anzali seven years ago with the aim of protecting Iran’s 20-percent share of the Caspian Sea.
    The 1420-ton frigate is powered by a 20'000 horsepower engine with a speed of 30 knots and has the capability to carry helicopters, different surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles, advanced artilleries and torpedo system. It is also equipped with electronic war system.
    Jamaran 2 (جماران 2) will officially join the fleet of Iran’s Navy after the completion of final tests.


    Tasnim news [Persian]
    http://www.tasnimnews.com/Home/Single/435277

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •