Iran’s Basij Forces Stage Massive Wargames

Fars News Agency23.10.2012 MENA
Iran’s Basij Forces Stage Massive Wargames

Iran’s Basij Forces Stage Massive Wargames

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Iranian Basij (volunteer) Forces staged a massive wargames in the country’s Western Province of Kermanshah on Monday.

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami, Commander of Kermanshah's Corps Mohammad Nazar Azimi, Governor-General of Kermanshah Seyed Dadvash Hashemi as well as a number of senior provincial and military officials attended the ceremony to officially start the drills, codenamed Beitol-Moqaddas (Jerusalem).

10,000 Basij Forces are present in the wargames underway in Tangeh Konesh region.

The wargames are aimed at maintaining and strengthening defense and military preparedness of Basij units.

The new wargames came a few days after the IRGC and Basij staged three-day maneuver, codenamed “Towards Beitol-Moghaddas (Jerusalem)”, in response to the recent soft and security threats against the country.

Commander of Tehran's Corps General Mohsen Kazzemeini said 150 IRGC battalions participated in the drills

 

Source: Fars

 
 

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