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Iranian Air Force Overhauls C-130 Aircraft

The Iran’s Air Force (IRIAF) successfully carried out the overhaul of a C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft. Iranian military technicians in one of the air bases in the country’s southwestern city of Shiraz managed to overhaul the giant transport aircraft after doing 23,000 man/hours of work. 131 more words

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Iran to Unveil New Generation of domestically-produced fighter jet

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior Iranian air force commander announced that the country is producing new generation of its home-made Saeqeh (Thunderbolt) fighter jet, adding that the new aircraft will be unveiled in coming months. 229 more words

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Iranian fighter jet seemingly flying over Homs: is Tehran actively taking part to the air war in Syria?

Although the majority of footage, photo appearing on Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and so on, some of the images coming from Syria proved to be fake, as those allegedly showing a Syrian Arab Air Force… 421 more words

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Did Iran really get one or more F-16 fighter jets from Venezuela?

During the late ’70s Iran ordered 160 F-16As. However, with the fall of the Shah in 1979, the order was cancelled and those aircraft were never delivered, although some tooling and maintenance equipment reportedly arrived in country in readiness for deliveries. 624 more words

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Another day, another military parade: Iran celebrates Armed Forces Day

Just a couple of days after North Korea displayed its military hardware in Pyongyang, during which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivered his first public televised speech since the… 255 more words

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