Iran Starts Military Drill to Show Nation’s Readiness, TV Says
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard will hold a three-day military exercise starting today to showcase the nation’s “resolve and readiness,” state-run Press TV reported, citing aviation commander General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh.
In the exercise, named the Great Prophet 7, long, medium, and short-range missiles stationed in various locations across the country will be used against targets in Iran’s northern Semnan desert, Hajizadeh said, the news channel reported.
Fighter jets and unmanned bombers will also be used on the final day of the exercise, Hajizadeh said in the report, published on Press TV’s website yesterday.
To contact the reporter on this story: Ladane Nasseri in Dubai at email@example.com
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are abusive or off-topic will not be posted to the site. Excessively long comments may be moderated as well. Bloomberg cannot facilitate requests to remove comments or explain individual moderation decisions.