Monday, April 26

Iran: Military Drill In Persian Gulf and A Test-Fires Five Powerful Missiles Is Successful

China News -- The military exercise in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz was successful as said by Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi and reported from official IRNA news agency on Monday.

Ahmad Vahidi said in the southern city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) successfully conducted the military exercise in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. He added that the war game reached all its pre-determined goals.

He was also quoted by the IRNA as saying "We also tested laser smart weapons. They hit their targets with 100 percent of accuracy."

According to the reports,the minister said that the military drill carried the message of peace and friendship to all regional states, and the exercises proved Iran's high defensive potentials, adding that the IRGC forces indicated that they could safeguard the security of the entire region.

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was started a series of war games in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, code-named as the Great Messenger 5, to boost vigilance and combat preparedness of its naval forces. The drill ended on Sunday by simultaneously test- firing five coast-to-sea and sea-to-sea missiles.
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