Iran stages border drill to counter security threats -Xinhua

Iran stages border drill to counter security threats

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-12-12 00:49:15

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Ground Force of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Monday staged a one-day military drill near the country's western border to counter security threats, the official news agency IRNA reported.

The exercise, which involved various Ground Force units, was held in Qasr-e Shirin County of Kermanshah Province, near the common border with Iraq. The drill aimed at improving the combat units' operational preparedness in the face of complicated security and terrorist threats and scenarios, the IRNA quoted IRGC Ground Force Commander Mohammad Pakpour as saying.

During the drill, the ground forces carried out special electronic warfare operations, multiple reconnaissance and intelligence operations, tested homegrown radar and communications systems, and destroyed mock enemies' targets and bases, according to the IRNA.