The Iranian Army Ground Force plans to start wide-scale exercises in Southwestern Khuzestan province on Saturday, its commander announced on Tuesday.
Ground Force Commander General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said his troops are preparing to stage two series of drills in different parts of the country in the next two weeks.
“The first will be Khatam al-Anbia drills which will start in Southwestern Iran and in Khuzestan region on Saturday,” he said, and added that the three-day long drills are aimed at reinvigorating command and control capabilities under operational conditions.
“All the units stationed in Southwestern Iran, including the mechanized, armored and artillery units, will take part in the exercises,” the Ground Force Commander explained.
The Gen. also added that the Army Ground Force plans to stage missile exercises in the central parts of the country following the Khatam al-Anbia exercises.
Source: News Agencies, Edited by moqawama.org