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Iran Conducts Large Scale Military Exercise.

Islamic Republic Air Force and IRGC have conducted another phase of a joint defensive exercise in preparation for a potential attack.

Dozens of fighter jets, surveillance planes, interceptor aircraft, and radar drones took part in the exercise, a statement released by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said on Wednesday.

The statement added that part of the maneuver involved testing a surveillance network equipped with state-of-the-art systems for identifying enemy aircraft and notifying command.

The IRGC also said that safe communication gear, upgraded missile and anti-aircraft systems, and domestically produced anti-electronic equipment had also been tested during the exercise.

The IRGC and the Islamic Republic Air Force launched the first stage of the maneuver, dubbed Asemane Velayat, on Monday amid growing speculation of a possible Israeli military strike on Iran's nucle

Added: Sep-18-2008 
By: barnesy
Iran, Middle East
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