Iranian Air Force Conducts Training Exercise

The Iranian Air Force has conducted a training exercise, dubbed “Modafe’an-e Harim-e Velayat,” in central Isfahan province, at the Shahid Babayee airbase.

In a statement, the spokesman for the drills, General Alireza Angizeh, said, “During the wargames, Sukhoi 24, F4, F5, F7, Mig 29, F14 and Sa’eqeh heavy bombers and fighters and  Boeing 707 and 747 refueling planes as well as C130 logistic and transportation planes and drones equipped with precision-striking missiles and long-range smart bombs are present; these aircraft have been deployed to Shahid Babayee airbase (in Isfahan) since several days ago.”

Tasnim News Agency released a photo set from the exercises.

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