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IRGC Naval Forces To Be Armed With 2,000-Km-Range Cruise Missiles In Near Future: Cmdr.

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IRGC Naval Forces To Be Armed With 2,000-Km-Range Cruise Missiles In Near Future: Cmdr.

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Originally published on VeteransToday.

Chief Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami says the naval units of his forces will be armed with cruise missiles with an operational range of up to 2,000 kilometers and capable of targeting moving vessels in the near future.

During a Friday visit to IRGC naval units based in the Persian Gulf islands and the Strait of Hormuz, Major General Salami hailed the IRGC navy’s defensive and offensive capabilities, especially in the field of navigation, and said the force has made a great achievement by increasing the velocity of its speedboats to nearly one hundred knots per hour.

He added that the IRGC navy has made considerable progress in development and manufacture of unmanned aerial vehicles, and now possesses hundreds of reconnaissance, surveillance, combat and kamikaze drones with different operational ranges of up to 1,200 kilometers (745 miles).

The IRGC navy force, he said, will continue to increase the range of its drones.

The IRGC navy also currently has missiles with various ranges of 35, 90, 300 and 700 kilometers in its inventory.

“In near future, the naval force will be armed with cruise missiles with a range of 2,000 kilometers, and capable of targeting moving vessels,” the IRGC chief said.

General Salami went on to say that the IRGC navy has developed various signal collection systems, jammers and electronic warfare systems, and that the hardware expanded both defensive and offensive capabilities of the force.

Commander of the Valiasr Drone Unit of the Army, Brigadier General Shahram Hassannejad, also praised the homegrown technology of Iranian drones, stating that such a feature has eased their design, production, application and overhaul.

He told IRNA in an interview published on Saturday that the capabilities of Iranian unmanned aircraft have improved tremendously in recent years, and they are now equipped with state-of-the-art technology and enjoy sophisticated combat tactics.

“What makes Iranian drones a game changer in the region and the world is their indigenousness. It means we have utilized completely homegrown technology in their production, use and overhaul. We are not dependent on any country in terms of drone production, and can simply replace them,” he said.

He added, “Iranian drones have also been designed and built in accordance with climate and strategic characteristics of their operational zones. Iran has different weather conditions, and our drones can perform their missions over seas, mountains and desert areas.”

Brigadier General Hassannejad said the US Central Command (CENTCOM) has acknowledged the aerial superiority of Iran in the region due to its large fleet of combat drones.

Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great progress in developing and manufacturing a broad range of domestically-manufactured equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in this regard.

Iranian officials have repeatedly underscored that the Islamic Republic will not hesitate to build up its defense capabilities, emphasizing such abilities are entirely meant for the purpose of defense and will be never subject to negotiations.


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“one hundred knots per hour” … really? This is 185 km/h!


you talk about the speedboats max speed yes some have 100 knots in future the current max is around 90 knots that is why they are on top of an enemy before the enemy even notices them and its btw not all the speedboats obviously there are different types of speedboats iran uses the ones who are submerged torpedo speedboats obviously cant take up 100 knots since the drag i believe its called in english would break the hull so yes iran has speedboats but those are gliding on the surface they are not of the submerged type


iran will one day in future also create supercavitating submergable speedboats but those still only will be used as drones for quite a time for obvious reasons

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L du Plessis

As long as the missile can lock onto the target, its worthy.

Chris Gr

Gog Magog is rising!


gog and magog is slav and anglo saxon gog and magog is already on the decline as i always say jewish escatology get minus points out of 10 christian escatology gets 2 out of 10 therefore muslims have 10 out of 10 and we laugh at you fools just stop it and btw your cluelessness in fact the great catastrophy will pretty much wipe out gog and magog from the face of the earth they both will seek to wipe eachother out

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Chris Gr

Magog means Lydia and Gog is the Lydian king called Gyges in Greek. Who controls Lydia? Anglo-Saxons? Jews? Russians? No, but Turkey.


iran always was around calling it either gog or magog is stupid beyond believe because it shows the utter cluelessness


ahahahhaahhahahahahhaahha…. what a joke…. rofllllllllllll….. ultra lol… braindead middle-easterns,poor animals


Have some tea ,you seem a bit over-excited and look weird.

Chris Gr

Don’t be racist. We dislike ideologies not races.


wrong you are the racists racism and apartheid is your ideology it says several time the devil is inside the ethnic supremacists and that is what you who are our enemies all are about

Chris Gr

I am not ethnic supremacist.

Arch Bungle

The entire Western civilisation was gifted by Middle Easterners.

All Western science has it’s foundations in Islam, and in Iranian Islam in particular.

Even your pathetic Western religion is a rejected artifact of middle eastern culture.

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the entire west will be islamic you say and to be more precise followers of ahl ul bayt as iran is

Chris Gr

Keep dreaming…


They say the right is the minority, we Shias will stay the minority.

Arch Bungle

The Zoroastrians are even more a minority … they must therefore be more “right”.


Different religion.

Arch Bungle

Well, I wouldn’t go that far.

All I said was the entire West is founded on scientific and cultural achievements originating in the middle east – most notably during the Islamic Golden Age.

As far as I’m concerned all three Abrahamic religions belong in the trashbin of history.

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Chris Gr

The West is a Greek product that passed to the Romans.

Arch Bungle

Only marginally.

Even Greek geometry was rescued, corrected and perfected in Iran by Muslim Iranian scholars before being passed to Europe via Italian scholars.

Islamic Philosophy was first taught in European universities and led to the Rennaissance.

If the Greek and Roman culture had been worth anything to the West there would have been no “Dark Age”.

Instead it took the Islamic Golden Age to lead on to the European Rennaissance …

No Al Kharezmi no Algorithms, no Computation , no Computers no Modern Technology.

No Al Jabir (Geber) , No Algebra no Caculus, No Quantum Theory, no semiconductors no space age technology …

No Chemistry (Alchemy … Al Kimiya) was passed to the West other than via the Arabs and Persians under Islam.

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Chris Gr

LOL nope! The basis was Greek philosophy. The Arabs and the Iranians took it from us.

Arch Bungle

LOL nope. You’ve been brainwashed.

Only a fraction of what was passed on from the Greeks – your sub-par public school system would delude you into giving more credit to the greeks than they deserve.

The Greeks didn’t even have a notion of algebra – it took Iranians to give us that.
As for philosophy, if not for the Persians, the fragments of Greek Philosophy that survived would have vanished forever – they collected the fragments, restored them, corrected them and enhanced them. Then they created an advanced system of philosophy which influence all our early Western philosophers.

The bloody Romans couldn’t even count properly FFS, it took Arabs, Indians, Persians and Chinese to gift the West a sane number system. In the meantime, the Europeans were happy to limp on with the handicapped Roman number system for a millenium or more.

Even mechanical clockwork came to the West via the Chinese and Arabs – The Greeks died with their mechanical achievements.

And finally, even the Greeks were gifted their technology by the Pyramid builders of North Africa.

Chris Gr

Egyptians, Chinese and Indians are another story. Persians and Arabs didn’t do that good things. Persians were Mongol invaders and Arabs very uncultured.

Arch Bungle

You’re an utter moron who hasn’t ever read a history book.

I leave you with one thing: Read the History of the Islamic Golden Age of Science.

Research the origins of algebra.

Otherwise, stay in your idiot box.

Chris Gr

LOL these “Arabs” are in fact Syrians, Egyptians, Moroccans, etc …


Iran moves from one success to the next. Like Russia & China, they do not sit idle. I would expect many more technological advances in rapid succession from Iran, not only in the military arena.

This is what creates fear in the zionist terrorists. They can see the prevailing trend from Iran and their future has darkened considerably. No amount of USD or british personnel will save your terrorist, artificial, squatter settlement.

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