Iran `producing new air defence missile`

Iran says it has started mass producing a new sophisticated air defence missile system capable of engaging low-altitude aircraft.

Iran unveils indigenous combat chopper

Toufan II employs Iran`s latest indigenous achievements in electronics, optics, laser and armament capabilities.

Islamic countries must retaliate against Israel: Ahmad Vahidi

Iran`s defence minister Ahmad Vahidi has said that Islamic countries must close ranks and respond to Israel`s deadly attacks on the Gaza Strip.

Iran tests upgraded version of short-range missile

Iran`s Defence Minister General Ahmad Vahidi said the solid-fueled Fateh-110 has a range of 300 kilometers.

Iran to launch three new satellites

Iran plans to launch three new domestically-manufactured satellites, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said.

Iran to build new fighter jets

Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said that the country plans to build new fighter jets.

Iran begins making carbon fiber, despite ban

Iran on Saturday inaugurated a plant for producing carbon fiber, which it is banned from importing by international sanctions targeting dual-use materials, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Iran develops short-range missile defence

Iran, whose nuclear dispute with the West has raised the possibility of new regional conflict, has developed a short-range defence system to combat Cruise missiles, its defence minister was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Iran to develop missile defence system

Iranian Defence Minister Brig Gen Ahmad Vahidi has said Iran plans to develop a missile defence system that is similar to Russia`s S-300 system.

Iran opens 2 new missile plants

Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi opened two new missile production plants on Saturday, just three days after Tehran fired a rocket carrying live animals into space, state television reported.

Iran warns Israel of "last breath" if it attacks

Iran`s Defence Minister warned arch-foe Israel on Monday against launching any attack on the Islamic Republic, saying it would only speed up the Jewish state`s own demise.

Iran sending wrong message by appointing Vahidi: US

The US on Friday said Iran has taken a "step backward" and sent a "wrong message" by appointing Ahmad Vahidi, a suspect in a terror attack, as the country`s Defence Minister.

Iranian minister nomination spurs protests in Argentina

The nomination of Ahmad Vahidi to head the Iranian Defence Ministry spurred protests in Argentina, where Justice officials have accused him of being involved in the 1984 bombing of the Jewish mutual association AMIA.