0753 GMT September 26, 2022
Addressing a gathering of the IRGC Navy commanders and officials in the northeastern city of Mashhad, Major General Baqeri added the force has made great accomplishments in gaining sea-launched precision cruise missiles and drones as well as in other areas, Tasnim News Agency reported.
“We have witnessed incredible and glorious advancements and improvements in the capabilities of the IRGC Navy over the past four years, which have elevated the Islamic Republic of Iran’s deterrence power,” he stated.
There has been significant progress in the force’s different vessel, missile and drone units in recent years, Major General Baqeri added.
He also highlighted the strategic role of the naval forces and said that the IRGC Navy has been successful in carrying out its missions to safeguard the country’s interests in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
The security seen in the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz and the Sea of Oman, and the level of protection of Iran’s interests in the region are better today than at any time in the past, the top commander added.
Major General Baqeri also hailed the level of cooperation, coordination, unity and fraternity between the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Navy and the IRGC Navy.
Despite the enemy’s sanctions and maximum pressure, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s military might is incredible, powerful and deterrent, he said.