Iranian airforce to hold exercises in Gulf


“In this manoeuvre there will be long-distance flights of around 3,600 km (2,237 miles) along with aerial refuelling from tanker to fighter jet and from fighter jet to fighter jet …

“There will also be low altitude flights over the waters of the … Gulf and the Sea of Oman by Iranian fighter jets over distances of 700 km,” it said.

The plans for the military exercises were already announced some time ago. The IRNA report made no mention of protests in Iran over its disputed election.


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