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Ashoura (missile)

In November 2007, Iranian Defence Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar announced Iran had built a new missile with a range of 2.000 km, the Ashoura missile. Najar said: "The Islamic Republic of Iran has never aimed to launch an attack on any country. ...

                                               

Emad (missile)

The Emad can carry a 750 kg payload at a range of 2.000 km with 10 m accuracy. It uses a new nose cone design, which is different from that of the original Shahab-3. The changed design may also make it possible for the warhead to detonate high ab ...

                                               

Fakour-90

The Fakour-90 is an Iranian air-to-air missile based on the AIM-54 Phoenix. It is solely deployed on Irans F-14 Tomcats. The missile was developed by the Iranian army, Ministry of defense and logistics of Armed forces and the air force. In Octobe ...

                                               

Fateh-110

The Fateh-110 is an Iranian road-mobile single-stage solid-fueled surface-to-surface missile produced by Irans Aerospace Industries Organization. The first generation of the Fateh-110 was flight tested in September 2002 and began mass production ...

                                               

Fateh-313

Fateh-313, an Iranian solid-fuel short-range ballistic missile, was unveiled on 21 August 2015. The Fateh-313 missile is the newest model within the Fateh missiles family. It is almost identical to the previous generation, the Fateh-110, but util ...

                                               

Ghadir (missile)

The Ghadir missile is an Iranian anti-ship cruise missile with a range of 330 km. The missile is capable of being employed both from shore and from ships afloat. The missile was unveiled in Tehran in 2014 in an event attended Hossein Dehghan, Def ...

                                               

Ghadr-110

The Ghadr-110 is a medium-range ballistic missile designed and developed by Iran. The missile has a range of 1.800 km to 2.000 km. The Iranian Armed Forces first displayed the missile to the public at an annual military parade to mark the Iran–Ir ...

                                               

Mesbah 1

Mesbah 1 is an Iranian anti aircraft artillery system developed to defend against incoming cruise missiles. It was unveiled in 2010 by Iranian defense minister Ahmad Vahidi and hit its intended target successfully in the test. Production started ...

                                               

Qiam 1

The Qiam 1 is a short-range ballistic missile designed and built by Iran. It was developed from the Iranian Shahab-2, a licensed copy of the North Korean Hwasong-6, all of which are versions of the Soviet Scud-C missile. The Qiam 1 entered servic ...

                                               

Shahab-3

The Shahab-3 is a medium-range ballistic missile developed by Iran and based on the North Korean Nodong-1. The Shahab-3 has a range of 1.000 kilometres, a MRBM variant can now reach 2.000 kilometres. It was tested from 1998 to 2003 and added to t ...

                                               

Star Model Z84

The Star Z-84 was a Spanish selective-fire submachine gun originally manufactured by the now defunct Star Bonifacio Echeverria, S.A. The Z-84 is a sturdy, well-designed weapon that never saw high production due to politics. Originally manufacture ...

                                               

Persia and Iraq Command

The Persia and Iraq Command was a Command of the British Army established during the Second World War in September 1942 in Baghdad. Its primary role was to secure from land and air attack the oilfields and oil installations in Persia and Iraq. It ...

                                               

Military of the Safavid dynasty

It was the first Safavid king shah, Ismail I 1501–1524, who laid foundation to the Safavid military. Its origins date back to 1500, when Ismail decided to come out of hiding from Lahijan, a city in Gilan, northern Iran. On his way to Azerbaijan, ...

                                               

25th Karbala Division

25th Karbala Division was a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It covered the Mazandaran province, which also included Golestan province back then. It was first officially organized as the 2nd Karbala brigade تیپ 2 کربلا during th ...

                                               

33rd Al-Mahdi Division

33rd Al-Mahdi Division ‎, named after the twelfth Shia Imam, Al-Mahdi) was a brigade of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It was established in 24 February 1982 before Operation Fath ol-Mobin in the Iran–Iraq War, with Ali Fazli as its comma ...

                                               

411th Engineering Group of Borujerd

411th Engineering Group of Borujerd, also called 411th Combat Engineering Group of Borujerd is combat engineering unit belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran Army. Its headquarters is located near Sarab-e Zarem village, Borujerd County, Lorest ...

                                               

Special forces of Iran

This is a list of special forces units in Iranian Armed Forces and police. The name may refer to the members of regular units who have successfully completed commando and Ranger training courses and Marines have trained as S. S. B., Or selected a ...

                                               

Bushehr Marine Rangers Battalion

Bushehr Marine Rangers Battalion is one of the Iranian Navys Commando units. The battalion has an important operational role in the early months of the Iran-Iraq War and a prominent role in the Liberation of Khorramshahr.

                                               

Camp Taji

Camp Taji is a military installation, also known as Camp Cooke used by coalition forces near Taji or Al Taji, Iraq. The camp is located in a rural region approximately 27 km north of the city of Baghdad in the Baghdad Governorate.

                                               

Camp Slayer

Camp Slayer was a US military base in Iraq, an annex of the Victory Base Complex, established early in the Iraq War. Located on the southeastern corner of the Baghdad International Airport, it was part of the former Al Radwaniyah Presidential Com ...

                                               

Camp Justice (Iraq)

Camp Justice was the location of the 2006 execution of Saddam Hussein, the 2007 hanging of Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Awad Hamed al-Bandar, and Taha Yassin Ramadan, and the 2010 hanging of Saddams cousin Ali Hassan al-Majid, a.k.a. Chemical Ali. ...

                                               

Kara Soar Base

In early 2016 in support of a planned Iraqi offensive against ISIS-held Mosul, US forces established a firebase called Bell, approximately 15 miles from ISIS lines. 200 US Marines and 8 US Army Soldiers emplaced and manned at least 4 M777A2 howit ...

                                               

Combat Outpost Shocker

Combat Outpost Shocker was a United States Coalition base located in Zurbatiyah, Iraq. The base is located parallel to Iraqi 3rd Region BDE Department of Border Enforcement. Assigned to the base were a contingent of Iraq Assistance Group Military ...

                                               

M80 helmet (Iraq)

The Iraqi M80 Helmet is a military helmet made of compressed canvas used by the Iraqi Armed Forces from the early 1980s onwards. They were used in the Iran–Iraq War, the Persian Gulf War/Operation Desert Storm, and the 2003 Invasion of Iraq/Opera ...

                                               

Fao Landing

The Fao Landing occurred from November 6, 1914 to November 8, 1914 with British forces attacking the Ottoman stronghold of Fao and its fortress. The landing was met with little resistance from the Turkish defenders who fled after intense shelling ...

                                               

Battle of Hanna

The First Battle of Hanna was a World War I battle fought on the Mesopotamian front on 21 January 1916 between Ottoman Army and Anglo-Indian forces.

                                               

Battle of Qurna

The Battle of Qurna, was between British forces and Ottoman forces that had retreated from Basra, which they lost at the Battle of Basra during the Mesopotamian campaign of World War I.

                                               

Battle of Shaiba

The Battle of Shaiba was a battle of World War I fought between British and Ottoman forces, the later trying to retake the city of Basra from the British.

                                               

List of members of the European Parliament for Ireland, 1994–99

This is a list of the 15 Members of the European Parliament for Ireland elected at the 1994 European Parliament election. They served in the 1994 to 1999 session.

                                               

Bahad 4

Bahad 4, commonly known as Batar Zikim is a training base belonging to the Israel Defense Forces. Zikim is located 8 km South of Ashkelon. He was named after the nearby kibbutz Zikim. Most recruits Zikim pass Rifleman 02 training tironut, which h ...

                                               

Camp Ariel Sharon

Camp Ariel Sharon, also called the City of Training Bases, is a complex of military bases in southern Israel, belonging to the Israel Defense Forces and named after the former Major General Ariel Sharon. In total, it is a NIS 50 billion project. ...

                                               

Dimona Radar Facility

The Dimona Radar facility has two 400 meter 1.300 feet tall radar towers designed to track ballistic missiles through space and provide ground-based missiles with the targeting data needed to intercept them. Whilst some claim it uses AN/TPY-2 X-b ...

                                               

Michve Alon

Machva Alon אלון ‎) is an IDF military base located near Safed in the Galilee and near Mgar village. It belongs to the Education and Youth Corps and specializes in educational programs. The base was named after Yigal Allon. Base different the ulp ...

                                               

Aluf

Aluf is a senior military rank in the Israel Defence Forces for officers who in other countries would have the rank of general, air marshal, or admiral. In addition to the aluf rank itself, there are four other ranks which are derivatives of the ...

                                               

36th Division (Israel)

The Israel Defense Forces 36th Armor Division, also known as the Gaash Formation, is the largest regular-service armor division in the IDF. It was subordinate to the Northern Regional Command until February 2014. The division was established in S ...

                                               

91st Division (Israel)

The Israel Defense Forces 91st Division, known also as the Galilee Division, is a territorial division in the IDF Northern Command, responsible for the front with Lebanon, from Rosh HaNikra to Mount Hermon. Its headquarters is located in Biranit, ...

                                               

116 Squadron (Israel)

116 Squadron of the Israeli Air Force, also known as The Lions of the South Squadron, is an F-16A/B fighter squadron based at Nevatim Airbase. In 2015, it was announced that a second f-35 squadron in the air force are "the Lions of the South".

                                               

210th Division (Israel)

The Israel Defense Forces 210th Division, known also as the Bashan" Division, is a territorial division in the IDF Northern Command, responsible for the front with Syria. The division was formed after the 366th "Netiv Ha-Esh/Path of Fire" Armor D ...

                                               

460th Brigade (IDF)

The Israel Defense Forces 460th" Bnei Or”/”Sons of Light” Armor Brigade is the training formation for Israels Armored Forces. It is subordinate to the Southern Regional Command located in Shizafon base.

                                               

FASTLIGHT

FASTLIGHT is a small dimension, small weight precision guided glide bomb designed from deployment from small platforms that can attack both fixed and moving targets. It was developed by Israel Military Industries. The relatively light warhead is ...

                                               

General Corps (Israel)

The Israeli General Corps is the Israel Defense Forces authority responsible for those soldiers which do not belong to any corps. It is headed by the chief of personnel management of Department staff, current Brigadier General Michal Tshuva.

                                               

Griffin LGB

The Griffin Laser Guided Bomb is a laser-guided bomb system made by Israel Aerospace Industries MBT missile division. It is an add-on kit which is used to retrofit existing Mark 82, Mark 83, and Mark 84 and other "dumb fire" gravity bombs, making ...

                                               

MAR-290

MAR-290 is a 290 mm single-stage ground-to-ground multiple rocket launcher manufactured by Israel Military Industries introduced in 1973. The rocket was based on the Soviet -made 240mm Katyusha rocket. The rockets maximum range was 42 kilometers ...

                                               

MPR500

MPR500 is a 500lb. Multi-Purpose Rigid penetration and surface attack bomb manufactured by Israel Military Industries. It has the effectiveness of a Mark 84 bomb and the dimensions of a Mark 82 bomb. It can penetrate 1 meter reinforced concrete. ...

                                               

MSOV

MSOV is a new modular stand-off glide bomb with a range of up to 100km, manufactured by Israel Military Industries. Length is 3.97m long and has a wingspan of 2.7m.The weight of the vehicle, including the a 675kg modular unitary warhead payload, ...

                                               

Carabinieri Foreign Ministry Command

The Carabinieri Foreign Ministry Command is the Carabinieri unit in charge for providing security and services to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

                                               

Mosquito (missile)

The Mosquito was an Italian wire-guided anti-tank missile developed by the Swiss firm Contraves AG in close cooperation with the German firm of Bolkow, and produced by its Italian subsidiary Contraves Italiana SpA. It entered service with the Ita ...

                                               

Breda Folgore

The Folgore is an Italian 80 mm recoilless anti-tank weapon developed and manufactured by Breda Meccanica Bresciana. It weighs 18.9 kilograms and 25.6 kilograms. Development of the Folgore started in 1974 and it was adopted by the Italian Army in ...

                                               

Genoese naval boarding sword

The Genoese naval boarding sword was a melee weapon and tool of sailors and pirates, weapon of military and commercial fleets. Pirates and sailors used it in naval boarding from the 17th till the second half of the 19th century.

                                               

Type 9 wooden anti-tank mine

The Type 9 wooden anti-tank mine was an Italian bar type anti-tank mine used during World War II in North Africa. The box consisted of a lower section, containing the large warhead and fuzes and an upper, overlapping lid with two pivoting wooden ...