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Iranian Defence Industry: Self Sufficient?

Iranian Defence Industry: Self Sufficient? December 6, 2019

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the Islamic Republic had gained full self-sufficiency in the field of defence. Speaking at the exhibition of military products, Bageri stated that Iran achieved self-sufficiency in defence of the country. Bageri said, “Today, we can declare that we have achieved full self-sufficiency in defending the country, and these achievements have given the great Iranian nation effective might and deterrence, security, and sustainable defence.”

He assured the Iranian people that the Defence Ministry does not rely on foreigners to supply the defence and combat equipment, noting that Iranian experts manufacture all military gear for ground, naval and aerial combat, and weapons for air defence and electronic warfare. He also highlighted the effective strategy to take advantage of Iranian knowledge-based companies for manufacturing defence equipment.

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