military to test equipment in upcoming ground war games
Earnest January 10, 2012
Media TEHRAN, Iran—
In a series of upcoming ground war games scheduled to take place in Eastern
Iran, the Iranian Army Ground Force will be testing its equipment, a senior
military official announced. Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza
Pourdastan told Fars News Agency that his forces will stage the dills in Eastern parts of Iran
In regard to the details of the drills, Pourdastan said, "In the
wargames, the latest equipment and combat systems of the Ground Force
together with modern combat tactics will be tested and evaluated."
The announcement came a day after the Islamic Revolution Guards
Corps (IRGC) Ground Force ended a series of military exercises in Iran's
The drills, codenamed as Shohaday-e Vahdat (Martyrs of Unity), were carried out in Khaf general zone, East of Iran.
Exercising tactical strategies and asymmetric tactics of the IRGC combat units was among the main objectives of the drills.
The IRGC's new drills came less than a week after Iranian Navy
wrapped up its 10-day naval drills in the international waters in the
Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean.
psychological warfare has been going on for the last few months, between
the West and Iran. The Islamic Republic has threatened to close the
Strait of Hormuz if attacked.Add