Iran held a grand military parade commemorating the 30th anniversary of the outbreak of Iraq war
Iranian military parade commemorating the 30th anniversary of the outbreak of war with Iraq.
International (Xin Yi reporter): 22, the Iranian armed forces in the southern suburbs of the capital Tehran, the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini held a grand parade to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the outbreak of war with Iraq. The parade of unprecedented scale, almost all show the strength of the Iranian army. Public opinion, in the current issue of delays in the Iraqi nuclear progress, the United States and the increasing threat of Israel’s military situation, the parade is more like Iran’s hard-line response to a Western country.
parade in Iran is not unusual, held several times a year, but the size of the parade was much higher than in the past. Iran’s regular army, as the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards military force, the police will the police and provincial militias from Iran have appeared in the parade, the parade started from 8 am and continued until 10:30.
parade on display, including tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, engineering vehicles, including a variety of weapons, some can not live demonstrations of equipment, such as naval vessels, have also produced a model on display. In addition, the parade will showcase the various types of missiles in Iran, one of the most interesting is the range of 2000 kilometers of the “debris” and “Meteor 3″ medium-range missiles. This missile attacks on Israeli territory, and includes a number of U.S. military bases in the Middle East, Iran is seen as the most powerful counter-weapon. Parade will showcase the research of Iran’s military, including 21 this month, was formally delivered troops to use the third generation of “Conqueror -110″ missile last month, has just successfully developed the “kalar” a large number of unmanned bombers made advanced weapons.
Iranian armed forces chief of staff in the review 哈桑费鲁兹阿 Buddy said before the speech, the Iranian army’s strength among the leading position in the region, with Iran’s enemies have to admit it. Iranian Defense Minister Vahidi in an interview after the ceremony, said the parade of countries in the region is passing a signal of peace and friendship, but also show Iran’s defense capabilities.
Analysts pointed out that delays in the current issue of Iraq’s nuclear progress, the U.S. and Israeli military threats are increasing in such a case, the parade is more like a western Iran strong response. The development of the situation in the region as a response to the Middle East countries have also strengthened their own defense forces, fearing gates of fire, adverse impacts to fish.
across the sea as Iran’s neighbors, Saudi Arabia and the United States will soon reach a huge $ 60 billion worth of arms contracts from the United States to buy 84 F-15SE “Silent Eagle” fighter-bombers and Several helicopters. The agreement, once adopted, will become the largest U.S. arms sales to the history of the transaction. According to Iranian media reports, following Saudi Arabia, the UAE has signed with U.S. $ 34 billion to buy US-made weapons, especially anti-missile missile contract, in addition, Oman and Kuwait have also signed with the United States 23 billion and 70 billion dollars in arms purchases contract. Iranian media have commented that although Iran had repeatedly declared that Iran’s nuclear program is for peaceful purposes, not for neighbors, but the Persian Gulf countries to confront Iran, they signed up with the U.S. $ 124 billion military procurement contracts. Middle East arms race is becoming increasingly fierce, which is American-made so-called “Iranian threat” are not unrelated.
in the United States to the Middle East arms sales to Arab countries, while big, did not forget their loyal ally of Israel. According to reports, the U.S. has agreed to its most advanced F-35 fighter jets sold to Israel. At the same time, in order to dispel concerns about the Israeli military, the United States decided not to sell to Israel, Saudi Arabia provided the aircraft with the same weapons and electronic systems, these devices can help the F-15 fighters on the ground and sea targets “surgical strike . ” Iranian Defense Minister Vahidi 22, said in an interview with reporters, the purpose is to ensure that U.S. arms sales to Israel’s military superiority in the Middle East, and create differences between countries in the Middle East.
U.S. “Foreign Policy” magazine on 14 June entitled “Meeting the era of a nuclear Iran,” the commentary said that due to Iran’s nuclear technology is inevitable, the United States is developing a larger strategy to curb Iran . The article also said, “nuclear Iran”, and even Iran will have nuclear weapons capability in the Middle East caused by conventional arms race, but also may lead to a nuclear arms race.