facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Iran holds naval drills

Dec. 26, 2012 at 11:43 AM   |   Comments

TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Iranian marine forces began a four-day naval exercise aimed at "improving the different units of [Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps] Navy," officials said.

The exercise, called "Fajr 91," started Tuesday in the Asaluyeh and South Pars oil regions, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported.

During the exercise, different coastal units, including sea-to-coast units, rangers, floating units, and forks, will work on their operational tactics and combat capability to implement decisions and security programs.

Rear Adm. Ali Reza Nasseri described the exercises as aimed at "improving the different units of IRGC Navy in Fourth Region. We will assess our defense capabilities of human forces and facilities in different aspects."

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Russian bank boss feeling sanctions pain Russian bank boss feeling sanctions pain
2
Ebola health workers killed in Guinea Ebola health workers killed in Guinea
3
Prince Harry sweeps an adorable little girl off her feet at Invictus Games Prince Harry sweeps an adorable little girl off her feet at Invictus Games
4
Iran issues lashings, imprisonment sentences for 7 who made Pharrell Williams 'Happy' fan video Iran issues lashings, imprisonment sentences for 7 who made Pharrell Williams 'Happy' fan video
5
Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale globally Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale globally
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback