Commander: Iran to hold major air defense drill

ByREUTERS
September 1, 2012 16:20

DUBAI - Iran will hold a large-scale military drill involving all its air defense systems next month, an Iranian commander was quoted as saying on Saturday, one of a number of military simulations it has carried out this year.

The air defense drill will include fighter jets and simulate emergency situations, said Farzad Esmaili, commander of the Iranian army's air defense force, according to Iran's official English-language Press TV.

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