Friday 26 February 2021
News ID: 86683
Publish Date: 18 January 2021 - 21:21

TEHRAN (Press TV) -- Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Force said Monday the annual military exercise of his forces is set to start on Tuesday with the presence of airborne brigades, special forces and rapid reaction units along the Makran coast in southeastern part of country. Brigadier General Kioumars Heydari said the drill — codenamed Eqtedar (Strength) 99 — will be a target-oriented and extraordinary one on the shores of Makran. The exercise will be held with the participation of the Army’s 55th Airborne Brigade, the 65th Special Forces Brigade, and the 223rd Rapid Reaction Brigade with the transport and combat support of the Air Force and Aviation Unit.

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