The main stage of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army’s joint military exercise in the Sea of Oman, Indian Ocean, and the Red Sea kicked off on Sunday using the new Army’s equipment and ammunition.
Preparations for the main stage of the Zolfaqar-1400 joint military drill have been done in the waters of southern Iran at the coast of Sistan and Baluchestan, and the main stage of the war game will be kick off at the Sea of Oman, North coast of the Indian Ocean and parts of the Red Sea.
Iran’s Army showcased a combination of its new equipment and ammunitions in the Zolfaqar-1400 joint drill, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said at the press conference on Saturday.
Deputy Chief of the Iranian Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the Zolfaqar-1400 joint war game involves forces from the Army Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, and Air Defense.
According to Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, the drill zone covers an area of over one million square kilometers from southeast of Iran from the eastern parts of the Strait of Hormuz to the northern parts of the Indian Ocean and parts of the Red Sea.
“A broad range of homegrown equipment and ammunition, including advanced reconnaissance and combat drones with various ranges, will be utilized in the war game,” Rear Admiral Sayyari Sayyari said.
The Zolfaqar-1400 war game aims to raise the combat and defense capabilities of the Army units in protecting the country’s territorial integrity.
He also noted that the Iranian troops would demonstrate the Islamic Republic’s power in remote waters during the war game, warning the enemies that any aggression against Iran would draw a crushing response from the Army.