Friday, August 05, 2011

Another dangerous mousavi

With abdolrahim mousavi as the joint chief of staff to Iran's military
and seyeed mahmoud mousavi as deputy Navy commander, both related to mir
hossein who acted as an american provacetur, one wonders how secure
Iran's defense is.
Peter Khan Zendran


News - English
News numbre: 9004295689
2011-07-20 - 17:07


Navy Equips Logistic Units with Long-Range Missiles

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Navy has equipped a number of its logistic
vessels and units with long-range surface-to-surface missiles, a senior
Navy commander announced on Wednesday.

"Missile frigates and destroyers have been equipped with these missiles
since long time ago and the surface-to-surface missiles of the logistic
vessels were successfully tested and assessed during the recent naval
wargames, dubbed as Joushan," Navy's Deputy Commander for Operations
Rear Admiral Seyed Mahmoud Mousavi told FNA.

The commander further announced that the Navy also plans to equip its
vessels with modern air defense systems.

"Right now we are mounting air-defense missile systems onto a number of
surface vessels. Other units will also be equipped with these systems
after final tests," he noted, adding that these new equipments are added
to the artillery systems that have already been mounted onto these
vessels.

Mousavi also said that a comprehensive program is underway to equip
Iran's naval units with choppers, adding that the move will boost the
operational range of the country's naval fleets.

Last November, Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran's
Navy Rear Admiral Gholam Reza Khadem Biqam said that the Navy plans to
equip all its destroyers and military vessels with military choppers as
part of its broader plans for boosting the operational range of its
fleets.

"To safeguard the security zone of the naval units when fulfilling
missions in vast areas, all the Navy destroyers and vessels that have a
flight deck should be equipped with choppers," he told FNA at the time.

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