December 22, 2018 11:26
News ID: 3709

(Persia Digest) – As the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier makes its way to the Persian Gulf, the IRGC starts the final stage of its military exercise on land and water code-named “Payambar Azam 12”.

This stage of the exercise will see ground force divers begin their operation to conquer enemy beaches followed by special commandos and the Ground Forces of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, acronymed NEZSA, who will join the action to take over enemy territory.

In the next stage, armored units are deployed against targets simultaneously backed by the IRGC artillery units and air force helicopter fire.


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Anti-helicopter mines manufactured in Iran will be used in these exercises for the first time.

These are guided by remote control in sensitive areas to stop helicopters.


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They explode at a height of 150 to 180 meters from the ground and scatter fragments for 50 meters to hit enemy helicopters.

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