Iran’s Revolutionary Guards began a three-day ground and air military exercise
on Saturday, Iran’s Fars News Agency reported.
Fars quoted the spokesman
for the Great Prophet 8 war games as saying the drills included
intelligence-gathering drones, as well as tests of the IRGC’s cyber defense
According to Fars, the drills are aimed at “maintaining and
improving the combat preparedness of the IRGC ground forces, testing the latest
combat systems of the IRGC Ground Force and exercising different asymmetric
The exercise was being held in the regions of Kerman,
Siriz and Sirjan in southeastern Iran.
At the unveiling of an
Iranian-manufactured air defense system as part of a military parade in
September, Revolutionary Guards General Amir Ali Hajizadeh warned Israel against
attacking Iran’s nuclear facility saying, “If the Zionist regime makes such a
move, there will no longer be a thing called the Zionist regime.”
same occasion, commander of Iran’s ground forces Brig.-Gen. Ahmad Reza
Pourdastan told the semi-official Mehr news agency, “The enemy will regret it if
it one day decides to attack Iran. We will deliver such a response to them that
they will regret their act of aggression.”
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