IRGC forces practice crossing Aras River on border with Azerbaijan

October 18, 2022 - 22:0

TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force has staged military exercises in Northwest Iran in which it practiced how to bridge the Aras River on the border with the Republic of Azerbaijan. 

The drills, codenamed “Mighty Iran,” kicked off on Monday with the participation of several IRGC units and senior IRGC officials, including the commander-in-chief of the military force, General Hossein Salami. 

During the exercises, the IRGC Ground Forces practiced how to set up pontoon bridges and cross the Aras River on the border with the Republic of Azerbaijan.

IRGC Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour has unveiled plans for heliborne and parachute jump operations, nocturnal strikes, missions involving combat helicopters as well as combat and suicide drones, and seizing the routes and heights controlled by the hypothetical enemy, Tasnim News reported. 


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