31 Jul '16, 9am

Iran ready to show off #military muscle at int’l #army games https://t.co/suVEH9SA4T

Iran ready to show off #military muscle at int’l #army games https://t.co/suVEH9SA4T

In an interview with Sputnik, Iranian Air Force Colonel Mehdi Ahmadi Afshar, the commander of the national armored vehicles team, described the Iranian squad as a “strong and high quality” outfit. “We put together a strong and high quality team of regular army, IRGC , Basij soldiers as well as police officers to compete in Masters of Armed Vehicles, Tank Biathlon, Elbrus Ring, Clear Sky Air Defense and Depth Diving events to be held in various Russian cities. Our sharpshooters will also take part in the Sniper Frontier competitions in Kazakhstan,” he said Colonel Afshar added that the Iranian team had undergone a six-month crash course honing their skill ahead of the prestigious contest. He said that there had been a stringent selection of potential participants held in every service branches of the Iranian armed forces. © Sputnik/ Evgeny Biyatov Int'l Army Games Promote M...

Full article: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160731/1043802359/ira...

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