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Military Drill in Southeast

Military Drill in Southeast  Military Drill in Southeast

A senior military commander said the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces will stage a major military maneuver in the southeastern parts of the country with the aim of boosting their combat readiness.

Lieutenant General Kioumars Heidari, the new commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces, told IRIB on Friday that the three-day drill will start on Sunday in an area of 200,000 square meters, Press TV reported.

“The drill will be staged in three tactical phases with the use of state-of-the-art equipment,” he said.

Heidari noted that such modern equipment had been deployed in previous drills but the ground forces have upgraded their quality and will study their new precision and range during the upcoming exercise.

The commander noted that the ground forces plans to test different techniques and tactics developed by Iranian officers.

“The army’s ground forces is responsible for maintaining the country’s territorial integrity,” he said.

Heidari emphasized that in view of the features of future wars, the ground forces need to have the capability to counter any potential act of aggression by enemies in the quickest possible time.

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