Iran to start major aerial drills

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 21, 2019 at 12:25 PM

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Iran will start major aerial drills on Friday, state IRINN TV reported on Thursday.

The drills, named Modafean Asman-e-Velayat or Velayat Sky Defenders, will be held in Iran's central province of Semnan.

The aim of the drills is to enhance battle and defense preparedness of the Iranian air forces, according to the report.

During the military exercise, various kinds of missile and radar systems will be deployed to counter potential threats.