Final stage of Iran’s army military maneuvers kicks off

Amman, The he final phase of the “Eqtedar (Power)” large-scale war game, involving 12,000 assault forces from all units of the Army Ground Force, began on Saturday morning with Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi in attendance.

The state-run news agency, Tasnim, reported that maneuver is aimed at assessing new structural changes to the Army’s ground forces with over 12,000 forces participating to exercise state-of-the-art offensive tactics.

In today’s operations, the Ground Force’s fixed and mobile artillery units will practice hitting the hypothetical enemy’s positions with smart and precise shells with a range of 10 to 30 kilometers, it added.

A spokesman for the war game said the Ground Force Airborne Unit’s combat helicopters will also fly over the operation zone to cover the armored units on the ground and open heavy fire on hostile targets.

Source: Jordan News Agency