Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has launched a large-scale military exercise in an area stretching along the southern shores of the country on the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the participation of Airborne Units, Ground, and Naval Forces.
Brigadier General Abbas Nilforoushan, the IRGC’s Deputy Chief of Operations and Spokesman for the Great Prophet 17 joint drills, said the drills involve various IRGC units, such as the Aerospace Force and the Cyber-Electronic Division, and covers the coastlines of the southern Iranian Provinces of Hormozgan, Bushehr, and Khuzestan.
According to Press TV, he noted that the participating units will carry out offensive operations so as to destroy the hypothetical enemy’s sources of attacks.
“The military exercise is meant to increase the preparedness of the IRGC combat units. It simulates one of the most sophisticated offensive plans used in hybrid warfare and replicates synchronicity and coherence in…