• Sat / 25 July 2020 / 16:24
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Iran’s army manufacturing most military equipment domestically

Iran’s army manufacturing most military equipment domestically

Tehran (ISNA) - Coordinating Deputy of Islamic Republic of Iran Army, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that most of military equipment is manufactured domestically.

Pointing to the army’s self-sufficiency in supplying most of military parts and equipment it needed, Admiral Sayyari said, “Using equipment manufactured domestically is one of the components of deterrent power. In this regard, a very high percentage of Iran’s Army military equipment is domestically manufactured”.

During his visit to Shahid Zarharan center of Iran’s Army Ground Force on Saturday, he referred to the high capability and potential of experts in this unit in the field of confronting the novel coronavirus and told reporters, “Production volume of disinfectants and face masks are constantly monitored in this unit”.

“Various types of disinfectants and face masks are produced in this industrial unit. In addition to meeting requirements of Army’s Ground Force, this industrial unit is able to meet demands of other Armed Forces of the country optimally,” Admiral Sayyari added.

Turning to Iran’s Army cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Medical Education in the field of dealing with coronavirus, he said, “Since the beginning of outbreak of coronavirus in the country, we wrote a letter to the health minister, saying that Iran’s Army is ready to cooperate and collaborate with the ministry in line with containing the disease”.

“To date, more than 12,000 personnel of Army’s forces are cooperating with the Health Ministry in the fight against coronavirus,” Admiral Sayyari stressed.

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