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	Three U.S. Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II aircraft parked at Shiraz Air Base (Iran) during exercise Cento, 1 August 1977. Modeled after NATO, CENTO aimed to counter the threat of Soviet expansion into the Middle East. Three U.S. Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II aircraft parked at Shiraz Air Base (Iran) during exercise Cento, 1 August 1977. Modeled after NATO, CENTO aimed to counter the threat of Soviet expansion into the Middle East.
Tags :Shiraz , CENTO , Phantom , US , 1977
A cow shaped Gorz (Mace) belonging to the Safavid king Shah tahmasp.Gorz was an ancient weapon in Iran which consisted of a heavy top, usually an Iron ball with sharp extensions that used to be mounted on a shaft or tied to a chain.A cow shaped Gorz (Mace) belonging to the Safavid king Shah tahmasp.Gorz was an ancient weapon in Iran which consisted of a heavy top, usually an Iron ball with sharp extensions that used to be mounted on a shaft or tied to a chain.
Tags :Safavid , Shah Tahmasp , Gorz , Cow , Safavian Dynasty
A Dassault Falcon 20 (Mystere) of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army at Basle/Mulhouse, France Airport, April 1982. Dassault Falcon is a family of business jets, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, France.A Dassault Falcon 20 (Mystere) of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army at Basle/Mulhouse, France Airport, April 1982. Dassault Falcon is a family of business jets, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, France.
Tags :France , Mulhouse , Falcon , 1982 , Dassault Falcon , Plane , Airplane , IIAF , IRIAF
A MiG-29UB of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force in 2011 near Tehran - Mehrabad International Airport. In 2006, a $700 million repair and modernization program of the IRIAF MiG-29 and Su-24 fighters was completed.A MiG-29UB of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force in 2011 near Tehran - Mehrabad International Airport. In 2006, a $700 million repair and modernization program of the IRIAF MiG-29 and Su-24 fighters was completed.
Tags :IRIAF , Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force , MiG-29 , 2011 , Airplane , Plane , Tehran
A model of Achaemenid era warship was actually a huge trireme used in Persian and Greek Navy. Sometimes the cavalry was re-embarked on the ships for surprise attacks and regular maritime lines had been established for ease of trade and logistics.A model of Achaemenid era warship was actually a huge trireme used in Persian and Greek Navy. Sometimes the cavalry was re-embarked on the ships for surprise attacks and regular maritime lines had been established for ease of trade and logistics.
Tags :Achaemenid , Ship , Navy , War , Military , Warship
A NAJA police Van of the city of Darab is carrying Satellite dishes confiscated during a crackdown on growing use of Iranian channels broadcast from abroad; a very futile attempt to stop flow of information at the communication age.A NAJA police Van of the city of Darab is carrying Satellite dishes confiscated during a crackdown on growing use of Iranian channels broadcast from abroad; a very futile attempt to stop flow of information at the communication age.
Tags :Darab , Police , Dish , Satellite , Van , NAJA , IRI
A painting featuring the Battle Of Issus between armies Achaemenid Dariush 3. and Macedonian Alexander in 333 BC in which Dariush deserted the battlefield. Painting by French artist Jan The Elder Brueghel in 	Musee du Louvre, Paris Oil Painting on Canvas.A painting featuring the Battle Of Issus between armies Achaemenid Dariush 3. and Macedonian Alexander in 333 BC in which Dariush deserted the battlefield. Painting by French artist Jan The Elder Brueghel in Musee du Louvre, Paris Oil Painting on Canvas.
Tags :Achaemenid , Battle of Issus , Alexander , Dariush 3 , 333BC , Issus , Battle , Soldier , War
A Soldier is praying outside a military outpost while his fellow fighters are on guard. Iranians had to defend their country with light machine guns against the invading Iraqi military armed to the teeth and strong belief played a significant role at war.A Soldier is praying outside a military outpost while his fellow fighters are on guard. Iranians had to defend their country with light machine guns against the invading Iraqi military armed to the teeth and strong belief played a significant role at war.
Tags :Soldier , Pray , Outpost , Rifle , Kalashnikov , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense
Achaemenid Elite Immortals: Archers, spearman from Susa Palace. Such artifacts have been vandalised, destroyed and some of them smuggled out of Iran are in pretty good conditions like this one in Louvre Museum in Paris.Achaemenid Elite Immortals: Archers, spearman from Susa Palace. Such artifacts have been vandalised, destroyed and some of them smuggled out of Iran are in pretty good conditions like this one in Louvre Museum in Paris.
Tags :Achaemenid , Elite , Persian Immortals , Archer , Spearman , Susa , Louvre , Museum
Achaemenid Elite unit soldiers called Immortals.Their armament was wicker shields, short spears, swords or large daggers, bow and arrow. The regiment was followed by a caravan of covered carriages, camels, and mules that transported their suppliesAchaemenid Elite unit soldiers called Immortals.Their armament was wicker shields, short spears, swords or large daggers, bow and arrow. The regiment was followed by a caravan of covered carriages, camels, and mules that transported their supplies
Tags :Achaemenid , Elite , Persian Immortals , Soldier , Embossed , Museum , Berlin , Archer , Spearman , Bow
Achaemenid Soldier, an artistic rendering by Iman Maleki, an Iranian Realist painter. Maleki studied, from 1995, at the Fine Arts Faculty of University of Tehran, from where he graduated in Graphic Design in 1999.Achaemenid Soldier, an artistic rendering by Iman Maleki, an Iranian Realist painter. Maleki studied, from 1995, at the Fine Arts Faculty of University of Tehran, from where he graduated in Graphic Design in 1999.
Tags :Achaemenid , Soldier , Painting , Spearman , Iman Maleki
American Soldier posing with Helmets belonging to Iranian martyrs during the Iran-Iraq war in Baghdad's swords of Qadesiya monument. US ambassador in Baghdad prevented Iraqi Prime Minister from destroying this sign of shame: walking in Saddam's footsteps.American Soldier posing with Helmets belonging to Iranian martyrs during the Iran-Iraq war in Baghdad's swords of Qadesiya monument. US ambassador in Baghdad prevented Iraqi Prime Minister from destroying this sign of shame: walking in Saddam's footsteps.
Tags :Iraq , Baghdad , Qadesiya , Helmet , American , Soldier , 2006 , Sword
An air-to-air view of an Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft near the Strait of Hormoz in Persian Gulf Strait Hormoz taken 21 December 1988 (US Navy / Grudge Envy).An air-to-air view of an Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft near the Strait of Hormoz in Persian Gulf Strait Hormoz taken 21 December 1988 (US Navy / Grudge Envy).
Tags :Persian Gulf , Strait of Hormoz , Hercules , C-130 , 1988
An IIAF Phantom II F-4D piloted by Keyvan Nourhaghighi and Javad Fakouri landing in Shiraz Airbase using its drag chute to assist in stopping on Apr, 16, 1974.An IIAF Phantom II F-4D piloted by Keyvan Nourhaghighi and Javad Fakouri landing in Shiraz Airbase using its drag chute to assist in stopping on Apr, 16, 1974.
Tags :Shiraz , IIAF , Phantom , 1974
An Iranian Boy is posing with a Kalashnikov in front of a Jeep Wagoneer. The three were icons of the 8 year Sacred Defence against invading Iraqi army. There was a high number of under-age teen-agers who wished to participate in battlefield.An Iranian Boy is posing with a Kalashnikov in front of a Jeep Wagoneer. The three were icons of the 8 year Sacred Defence against invading Iraqi army. There was a high number of under-age teen-agers who wished to participate in battlefield.
Tags :Boy , Iran–Iraq War , Kalashnikov , Basij , Jeep Wagoneer
An Iranian navy member prepares torpedoes for launching from Jamaran destroyer during a maneuver in the Oman Sea.Jamaran took its name from a neighbourhood located north of Tehran famous for being the home of Ayatollah Khomeini after the revolution.An Iranian navy member prepares torpedoes for launching from Jamaran destroyer during a maneuver in the Oman Sea.Jamaran took its name from a neighbourhood located north of Tehran famous for being the home of Ayatollah Khomeini after the revolution.
Tags :Iranian , Navy , Jamaran , Torpedo , Islamic Republic of Iran Navy , Oman Sea , Jamaran Destroyer
An Iraqi T-62 Tank belonging to Iraq's 3d army passes through the streets of Khorramshahr.An Iraqi T-62 Tank belonging to Iraq's 3d army passes through the streets of Khorramshahr.
Tags :Khorramshahr , Iraq , Tank , 1981 , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense
Body Armour called Four Mirrors used by Iranian soldiers in 17th and 18th centuryBody Armour called Four Mirrors used by Iranian soldiers in 17th and 18th century
Tags :Body , Armour , Four , Mirror , Army , Helmet
Destroyer in the skies… of Manjil?! The replica of a destroyer has been set beautifully with waves, Iranian flag and a perfect mis-en-scene in a sqaure in Manjil, Gilan. This is not to be confused with Jamkaran destroyer.Destroyer in the skies… of Manjil?! The replica of a destroyer has been set beautifully with waves, Iranian flag and a perfect mis-en-scene in a sqaure in Manjil, Gilan. This is not to be confused with Jamkaran destroyer.
Tags :Manjil , Destroyer , Jamkaran , Iranian Flag , 2010 , Ship , Mountain , Gilan
During the Iran-Iraq War, U.S. Navy attacked Iran Ajr on September, 21 1987 in the Persian Gulf. This is a documented incident in which the US clearly supported the Saddam regime.Iran Ajr aka the Arya Rakhsh, was a Japanese-built landing craft.During the Iran-Iraq War, U.S. Navy attacked Iran Ajr on September, 21 1987 in the Persian Gulf. This is a documented incident in which the US clearly supported the Saddam regime.Iran Ajr aka the Arya Rakhsh, was a Japanese-built landing craft.
Tags :Persian , Gulf , Iran Ajr , 1987 , Ship , US Flag , Iran–Iraq War
Fathali Shah's famous sword which was adorn with jewelsFathali Shah's famous sword which was adorn with jewels
Tags :Fathali Shah , Sword , Jewel , Qajar
First Iranian Rifle was Mauser produced during Pahlavi era in 1932. In this image, the national Lion Sun Sword logo is visible and the Persian inscription : Brno arms manufacturing factory. The shorter M-49 is Persian made.First Iranian Rifle was Mauser produced during Pahlavi era in 1932. In this image, the national Lion Sun Sword logo is visible and the Persian inscription : Brno arms manufacturing factory. The shorter M-49 is Persian made.
Tags :Pahlavi , Rifle , Mauser , 1932 , Lion , Sun , Sword
First squadron of Iranian Pilots of F14 tomcats of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force after the Iranian Revolution at Shiraz Air Base in Sep, 1979. In the 1970s, IIAF was the only military force other than the US Navy, to be equipped with the F-14 Tomcat.First squadron of Iranian Pilots of F14 tomcats of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force after the Iranian Revolution at Shiraz Air Base in Sep, 1979. In the 1970s, IIAF was the only military force other than the US Navy, to be equipped with the F-14 Tomcat.
Tags :Iran , Air , Force , F-14 , Pilot , 1979 , Iran Air Force , Phantom , Airplane , IRIAF , Tomcat , Plane
Illustration of Qajar era Persian Cossack Cavalry forces on patrol in 1902.The Persian Cossack Brigade was an elite cavalry unit formed in 1879 in Iran and modeled after Russian Cossack formations.Illustration of Qajar era Persian Cossack Cavalry forces on patrol in 1902.The Persian Cossack Brigade was an elite cavalry unit formed in 1879 in Iran and modeled after Russian Cossack formations.
Tags :Qajar , Cossack , Cavalry , 1902
Image released by Iranian news agencies caused laughter in world media after it became obvious that one of the missiles had failed and photoshopers manipulated it to conceal their epic failure that ironically might have started a war otherwise.Image released by Iranian news agencies caused laughter in world media after it became obvious that one of the missiles had failed and photoshopers manipulated it to conceal their epic failure that ironically might have started a war otherwise.
Tags :IRI , Missile , Military , 2008 , IRGC
Iran Air Force IRIAF 	Northrop F-5E Tiger II. The only air arm in the world to continue using the fighter, IRIAF continued efforts to maintain these types in service, and began a number of projects with the intention to refurbish and upgrade them.Iran Air Force IRIAF Northrop F-5E Tiger II. The only air arm in the world to continue using the fighter, IRIAF continued efforts to maintain these types in service, and began a number of projects with the intention to refurbish and upgrade them.
Tags :Iran , Air , Force , IRIAF , F-5 , Iran Air Force , Phantom , Airplane , Plane
Iran Air Force jetfightersIran Air Force jetfighters
Tags :IRI , Iran Air Force , Airplane , jet , Plane
Iran Air Force Russian made Ilyushin Il-76TD takes off from Tehran - Mehrabad International Airport on August 11, 2009. It was confiscated from iraq Air Force as compensation for the a 8-year Iran-Iraq War.Iran Air Force Russian made Ilyushin Il-76TD takes off from Tehran - Mehrabad International Airport on August 11, 2009. It was confiscated from iraq Air Force as compensation for the a 8-year Iran-Iraq War.
Tags :Iran Air Force , Ilyushin , 2009 , IRIAF , Airplane , Plane
Iran Air Force Saegheh ThunderIran Air Force Saegheh Thunder
Tags :Iran Air Force , Saegheh , Thunder , Airplane , Jet , IRI , Plane
Iran Iraq War (1980-1988) A Woman in chador is holding her Child while passing over a grounded tank, one of thousands of Refuges who were displaced from their home, some of them were never to return because of loss of lives and property.Iran Iraq War (1980-1988) A Woman in chador is holding her Child while passing over a grounded tank, one of thousands of Refuges who were displaced from their home, some of them were never to return because of loss of lives and property.
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Woman , Child , Refuge , Chador , Tank , Sacred Defense , Iranian Woman
Iran Iraq War : A group of Iraqi officers inspect a map on the floor by a fleet of French Mirage F-1 fighter/bomber jet airplanes. The MIG fleet of the Iraqi air force was no match for Iranian Phantoms but western help, and embargo on Iran, tables turnedIran Iraq War : A group of Iraqi officers inspect a map on the floor by a fleet of French Mirage F-1 fighter/bomber jet airplanes. The MIG fleet of the Iraqi air force was no match for Iranian Phantoms but western help, and embargo on Iran, tables turned
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Mirage , Airplane , Sacred Defense , Plane
Iran Iraq War : Army commander Martyr Sayyad Shirazi in helmet is on board of a Helicopter going towards the war region. A fellow soldier is holding a map from the operation zone. The commander was assassinated by MKO terrorists on Apr, 10, 1999.Iran Iraq War : Army commander Martyr Sayyad Shirazi in helmet is on board of a Helicopter going towards the war region. A fellow soldier is holding a map from the operation zone. The commander was assassinated by MKO terrorists on Apr, 10, 1999.
Tags :Martyr , Sayyad Shirazi , Helicopter , Military , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense , Army , Soldier , Map
Iran was occupied by Allied Powers during WWII. A convoy of trucks is hauling foor and other supplies from Iran to USSR leaving local people in misery. Millions of people starved from hunger during a war in which Iran had declared neutral.Iran was occupied by Allied Powers during WWII. A convoy of trucks is hauling foor and other supplies from Iran to USSR leaving local people in misery. Millions of people starved from hunger during a war in which Iran had declared neutral.
Tags :Iran , WWII , Allied Powers , Russia , USSR , Occupation , Chador , Iranian Woman
Iranian Army Divers by the Arvand River during the Iran Iraq War. These brave soldiers were front-line breakers that staged surprise attacks on enemy in most dangerous conditions. They paved the way for regular army units to operate.Iranian Army Divers by the Arvand River during the Iran Iraq War. These brave soldiers were front-line breakers that staged surprise attacks on enemy in most dangerous conditions. They paved the way for regular army units to operate.
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Arvand , River , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense , Diver , Soldier , IRI
Iranian canon used against Russian armyIranian canon used against Russian army
Tags :Iranian , Cannon , Russia , Army
Iranian Children dressed as Basij Resistence militia take part in parades of the 33th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. With a nominal strength of 12.6 million, Basij has been present in schools since it was first created during the Iran-Iraq War.Iranian Children dressed as Basij Resistence militia take part in parades of the 33th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. With a nominal strength of 12.6 million, Basij has been present in schools since it was first created during the Iran-Iraq War.
Tags :Iranian , Children , Basij , Toy , Hat
Iranian Cossack Brigade serving under Reza Khan Pahlavi, seen in a Garrison, eastern Iran, 1926. Light Cavalry units had always been an inseparable part of the army patrolling the vast terrain for its high mobility and fast response capability.Iranian Cossack Brigade serving under Reza Khan Pahlavi, seen in a Garrison, eastern Iran, 1926. Light Cavalry units had always been an inseparable part of the army patrolling the vast terrain for its high mobility and fast response capability.
Tags :Pahlavi , Cossack , Brigade , Reza Khan , Garrison , Cavalry , 1926 , Horse
Iranian Defense Industry has developed KH-2002 Khaybar Bullpup Assault Rifle; a low-recoil, highly accurate, lightweight weapon with semi-automatic, fully automatic and three-round burst options and modular construction for easy maintenance.Iranian Defense Industry has developed KH-2002 Khaybar Bullpup Assault Rifle; a low-recoil, highly accurate, lightweight weapon with semi-automatic, fully automatic and three-round burst options and modular construction for easy maintenance.
Tags :IRI , Military , Rifle , Soldier , Khaybar KH2002
Iranian Girl soldiers in their Sepah Danesh Uniforms march in front of the Senate building in Tehran, part of the propaganda campaign for the White Revolution reforms during the reign of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.Iranian Girl soldiers in their Sepah Danesh Uniforms march in front of the Senate building in Tehran, part of the propaganda campaign for the White Revolution reforms during the reign of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.
Tags :Tehran , Sepah Danesh , Senate , Girl , Uniform
Iranian modern Army Training in northern Iran after the Coup of 1921 which overthrew the misruling Qajar dynasty and replaced it by the Pahlavi dynasty on Feb, 21 by Cossacks Brigade officer Reza Khan and Seyyed Zia Tabatabayee.Iranian modern Army Training in northern Iran after the Coup of 1921 which overthrew the misruling Qajar dynasty and replaced it by the Pahlavi dynasty on Feb, 21 by Cossacks Brigade officer Reza Khan and Seyyed Zia Tabatabayee.
Tags :Pahlavi , Army , Training , Coup , 1921 , Soldier
Iranian Navy Green Beret Commandos during a 10 day drill on Dec, 28, 2011 get on a warship in the Gulf of Oman connecting the Persian Gulf at the Strait of Hormoz protecting Iran's southern sea borders against enemy pileups.Iranian Navy Green Beret Commandos during a 10 day drill on Dec, 28, 2011 get on a warship in the Gulf of Oman connecting the Persian Gulf at the Strait of Hormoz protecting Iran's southern sea borders against enemy pileups.
Tags :Persian Gulf , Warship , Navy , Warship , Strait of Hormoz , Soldier , IRI
Iranian Navy Warships and Submarines patrol the strategic Strait of Hormoz which connects Gulf of Oman to the Persian Gulf on Dec. 28, 2011. This stretch of water is of obvious military and economic significance to the world.Iranian Navy Warships and Submarines patrol the strategic Strait of Hormoz which connects Gulf of Oman to the Persian Gulf on Dec. 28, 2011. This stretch of water is of obvious military and economic significance to the world.
Tags :Persian , Gulf , Submarine , Navy , Warship , Strait of Hormoz , Gulf of Oman , IRI
Iranian Soldier wearing a mask against Chemical weapons used by Saddam Iran-Iraq War killing or injuring thousands of civilians and military personnel. European countries such as Germany and Netherlands were primary suppliers of chemical agentsIranian Soldier wearing a mask against Chemical weapons used by Saddam Iran-Iraq War killing or injuring thousands of civilians and military personnel. European countries such as Germany and Netherlands were primary suppliers of chemical agents
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Chemical , Mask , Soldier , Iran–Iraq War , Weapon , WMD , Sacred Defense , IRI
Iranian women participated in the Sacred Defense against Iraqi invasion of Iran in 1980. Mosques in Khorramshahr became the center for organization of the Iranian resistance against a coalition of countries who actively supported Saddam Hussein.Iranian women participated in the Sacred Defense against Iraqi invasion of Iran in 1980. Mosques in Khorramshahr became the center for organization of the Iranian resistance against a coalition of countries who actively supported Saddam Hussein.
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Khorramshahr , Mosque , Militia , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense , Woman , 1980 , Iranian Woman
IRI : Iranian made Saegheh (Lightning)  Missile on display during an exhibition in anniversary of the Iran-Iraq War after which Iran turned to self-sufficiency in strategic issues.IRI : Iranian made Saegheh (Lightning) Missile on display during an exhibition in anniversary of the Iran-Iraq War after which Iran turned to self-sufficiency in strategic issues.
Tags :IRI , Saegheh , Missile , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense
IRI Navy announces production of home made Jamkaran Destroyer which is the biggest of its kind in Iran. A surface to surface guided Missile is launched successfully. Iran is the only country in the Persian Gulf that has independent naval forces.IRI Navy announces production of home made Jamkaran Destroyer which is the biggest of its kind in Iran. A surface to surface guided Missile is launched successfully. Iran is the only country in the Persian Gulf that has independent naval forces.
Tags :IRI , Navy , Jamkaran , Destroyer , Missile , 2010 , Persian Gulf
IRI Navy tests Cruise Missiles in March, 7, 2010. Constant foreign military presense in the Persian Gulf makes it inevitable for Iran to keep its army in shape. The home made Nasr-1 Cruise has a sophisticated technology.IRI Navy tests Cruise Missiles in March, 7, 2010. Constant foreign military presense in the Persian Gulf makes it inevitable for Iran to keep its army in shape. The home made Nasr-1 Cruise has a sophisticated technology.
Tags :IRI , Navy , Cruise , Missile , 2010
IRIAA Toofan attack helicopters, improved version of Bell AH-1J Sea Cobra. Toofan armed with M197 3-barreled 20 mm Gatling-type cannon in the A/A49E-7 turret, with wingstub stations carrying a pair of 19-Tube 70 mm (2.75") rocket launchers.IRIAA Toofan attack helicopters, improved version of Bell AH-1J Sea Cobra. Toofan armed with M197 3-barreled 20 mm Gatling-type cannon in the A/A49E-7 turret, with wingstub stations carrying a pair of 19-Tube 70 mm (2.75") rocket launchers.
Tags :IRIAA , Helicopter , Toofan , 2010 , IRI
Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130H Hercules (L-382) 	3 December 2010 Tehran - Mehrabad InternationalIslamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130H Hercules (L-382) 3 December 2010 Tehran - Mehrabad International
Tags :IRIAF , Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force , Hercules , C-130 , Airplane , Plane
Lockheed RC-130H Khofash (L-382) Iran Air Force 5-8554 at Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran. C-130 is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.RC-130 is a reconnaissance version. A single example is used by the Islamic Republic of Iran.Lockheed RC-130H Khofash (L-382) Iran Air Force 5-8554 at Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran. C-130 is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.RC-130 is a reconnaissance version. A single example is used by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Tags :Tehran , Mehrabad , C-130 , Hercules , Lockheed , Iranian Air Force , Iran Air Force , Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force , 2011 , Plane , Airplane
Officers from Parthian Iron Army, first examples of completely armoured cavalryOfficers from Parthian Iron Army, first examples of completely armoured cavalry
Tags :Parthian , Iron , Army
On June, 26, 1941 Iran Declared Neutrality At WWII but Allied Powers Invade Iran in August and plundered the country. American Airplanes in Abadan airfield are ready to be delivered to USSR on a loan to own basis.On June, 26, 1941 Iran Declared Neutrality At WWII but Allied Powers Invade Iran in August and plundered the country. American Airplanes in Abadan airfield are ready to be delivered to USSR on a loan to own basis.
Tags :Abadan , American , Airplane , World War II , War , US , USSR , 1941 , Plane
Pahlavi era 1947 Cannons, order restored in Tabriz after the Iranian Army suppressed two separatist movements backed by the USSR. A wing of the Toodeh Party called the Democratic Party had paralyzed Azerbaijan and Kurdestan.Pahlavi era 1947 Cannons, order restored in Tabriz after the Iranian Army suppressed two separatist movements backed by the USSR. A wing of the Toodeh Party called the Democratic Party had paralyzed Azerbaijan and Kurdestan.
Tags :Tabriz , Pahlavi , Cannon , Army , 1947
Pahlavi Iran Air Force Pilots Class of 52-14 at Mehrabad AFB Airport posing for a souvenir photograph in front of a Phantom.Pahlavi Iran Air Force Pilots Class of 52-14 at Mehrabad AFB Airport posing for a souvenir photograph in front of a Phantom.
Tags :Pahlavi , Iran Air Force , Phantom , Mehrabad , Airport , Pilot , Airplane , Plane
Pahlavi Reza Khan heading his Kazak(Cossack) Cavalry at a garrioson in eastern Iran in 1926. Cossacks were originally autonomous communities drawn from various ethnic and linguistic groups that formed about 1400 and were incorporated into czarist Russia.Pahlavi Reza Khan heading his Kazak(Cossack) Cavalry at a garrioson in eastern Iran in 1926. Cossacks were originally autonomous communities drawn from various ethnic and linguistic groups that formed about 1400 and were incorporated into czarist Russia.
Tags :Pahlavi , Reza Khan , Cavalry , Cossack , Reza Pahlavi , 1926
Painting shows Persian victory over Russians in Soltanabad on Feb, 13, 1812.Qajar Prince Abbas Mirza is seen in blue jacket commanding his troops.Russian banners have two headed eagles on them while Iranian flags have the royal Lion & Sun.Painting shows Persian victory over Russians in Soltanabad on Feb, 13, 1812.Qajar Prince Abbas Mirza is seen in blue jacket commanding his troops.Russian banners have two headed eagles on them while Iranian flags have the royal Lion & Sun.
Tags :Qajar , Aslandooz , Battle , Russia , 1812 , Soltanabad , Abbas Mirza , Lion & Sun , Iranian Flag , Battle of Sultanabad
publicly announced on 1 February 2013, Iran showed off her new Qaher F313 super-advanced stealth jet which can evade radar as a great step forward for Iran Air force, a single-seat home-made combat aircraftpublicly announced on 1 February 2013, Iran showed off her new Qaher F313 super-advanced stealth jet which can evade radar as a great step forward for Iran Air force, a single-seat home-made combat aircraft
Tags :IRIAF , Qaher-313 , Plane
Qajar Army Music Band in blue and red uniforms holding trumpets, clarinets and drums.Qajar Army Music Band in blue and red uniforms holding trumpets, clarinets and drums.
Tags :Qajar , Army , Music , Band , Orchestra , Soldier
Safavid king Shah Ismaiil's Helmet sits on his armor.He captured Tabriz in 1501 and proclaimed himself shah of Iran, bringing the whole country and portions of modern-day Iraq under his control and proclaimed Shiite faith as the official creed.Safavid king Shah Ismaiil's Helmet sits on his armor.He captured Tabriz in 1501 and proclaimed himself shah of Iran, bringing the whole country and portions of modern-day Iraq under his control and proclaimed Shiite faith as the official creed.
Tags :Safavid , Shah Ismail , Helmet , Armour , Safavian Dynasty
Soldiers during a Military Curfew in Tehran, look on as an Iranian Girl passes by in high heels. Stones on the ground are signs of possible clashes between demonstrators and the army. Such confrontations sometimes became bloody with heavy death tolls.Soldiers during a Military Curfew in Tehran, look on as an Iranian Girl passes by in high heels. Stones on the ground are signs of possible clashes between demonstrators and the army. Such confrontations sometimes became bloody with heavy death tolls.
Tags :Tehran , Military , Curfew , Girl , Soldier , Revolution , Protest , 1979
Steel-lattice Iranian oil platforms were set ablaze after an attack by US Navy on Oct, 19, 1987. Although US justified the attack as a response to Iranian attacks on a Kuwaiti tanker, the reason was that Iran was gaining on Iraq near the end of the 8 war.Steel-lattice Iranian oil platforms were set ablaze after an attack by US Navy on Oct, 19, 1987. Although US justified the attack as a response to Iranian attacks on a Kuwaiti tanker, the reason was that Iran was gaining on Iraq near the end of the 8 war.
Tags :Persian Gulf , Oil , Platform , US , Attack , 1987 , IRI
Tabriz Cossack Brigade 1909. The Persian Cossack Brigade was an elite cavalry unit formed in 1879 in Iran. During much of their history they were the only functional, effective military unit of the Qajar Dynasty.Tabriz Cossack Brigade 1909. The Persian Cossack Brigade was an elite cavalry unit formed in 1879 in Iran. During much of their history they were the only functional, effective military unit of the Qajar Dynasty.
Tags :Tabriz , Cossack , Brigade , 1909 , Kazak , Soldier , Military , Army
Tehran Abbasabad Garrison: Colonel Asadollah Hosseinpour siiting in the middle after the coup of Feb, 21, 1921 where he served as major. He and other officers were promoted afterwards with higher ranks and a 3-Esfand medallions.Tehran Abbasabad Garrison: Colonel Asadollah Hosseinpour siiting in the middle after the coup of Feb, 21, 1921 where he served as major. He and other officers were promoted afterwards with higher ranks and a 3-Esfand medallions.
Tags :Tehran , Abbasabad , Garrison , Asadollah Hosseinpour , Colonel , Military
Tehran Pahlavi era Doshantappeh airport a two wing airplane from 1930s. Iran Air Force was one of the top priority organizations, specially when young Mohammad Reza Shah got his pilot license from the chief commander of the IAF.Tehran Pahlavi era Doshantappeh airport a two wing airplane from 1930s. Iran Air Force was one of the top priority organizations, specially when young Mohammad Reza Shah got his pilot license from the chief commander of the IAF.
Tags :Tehran , Pahlavi , Doshan Tappeh , Plane , 1930s
The first US Navy warship to visit Persian Gulf was Ticonderonga which passed the Strait of Hormoz in Dec, 1879. With the start of the World War II, Allied Powers invaded Iran. This gave US a pretext for continuous presence in the Persian Gulf.The first US Navy warship to visit Persian Gulf was Ticonderonga which passed the Strait of Hormoz in Dec, 1879. With the start of the World War II, Allied Powers invaded Iran. This gave US a pretext for continuous presence in the Persian Gulf.
Tags :Persian Gulf , US , Navy , Ship , Harbor , Warship
The Russian cannon bullet that penetrated the dome in Imam Reza Shrine in 1912, Mashhad MuseumThe Russian cannon bullet that penetrated the dome in Imam Reza Shrine in 1912, Mashhad Museum
Tags :Cannon , Museum , Imam Reza , 1912 , Bullet , Khorasan
This Portuguese Cannon made of brass from Hormoz Island is on display at the Miyanposhteh Palace and Military Museum in Anzali. The Portuguese Occupied Hormoz Island on May, 4/, 515 and was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622.This Portuguese Cannon made of brass from Hormoz Island is on display at the Miyanposhteh Palace and Military Museum in Anzali. The Portuguese Occupied Hormoz Island on May, 4/, 515 and was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622.
Tags :Anzali , Miyanposhteh , Palace , Museum , Cannon , Hormoz Island , Portuguese , Military , Gilan
Toy Persian CavalryToy Persian Cavalry
Tags :Persian , Cavalry , Toy , Achaemenid
Toy Persian Chariot. as an essential part of the Achaemenid warfare.  Cyrus the Younger employed these chariots in large numbers. Herodotus mentions that the Libyans and the Indus satrapy supplied cavalry and chariots to Xerxes the Great's army.Toy Persian Chariot. as an essential part of the Achaemenid warfare. Cyrus the Younger employed these chariots in large numbers. Herodotus mentions that the Libyans and the Indus satrapy supplied cavalry and chariots to Xerxes the Great's army.
Tags :Persian , Chariot , Achaemenid , Toy
While Iran and Iraq were negotiating truce, MKO terrorists assaulted in full to capture strongholds in Kurdistan but they were crushed during the Mersad operation that started on July, 28, 1988:4800 of mercenaries were killed while others fled to Iraq.While Iran and Iraq were negotiating truce, MKO terrorists assaulted in full to capture strongholds in Kurdistan but they were crushed during the Mersad operation that started on July, 28, 1988:4800 of mercenaries were killed while others fled to Iraq.
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Mersad Operation , Vehicle , MKO , Iran–Iraq War
World War II: British and Soviet Occupation of Iran in 1941. In 2009, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that his country suffered during the invasions during World War II, and that he would stand to the end to get full compensation.World War II: British and Soviet Occupation of Iran in 1941. In 2009, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that his country suffered during the invasions during World War II, and that he would stand to the end to get full compensation.
Tags :World War II , British , Occupation , Iran , 1941

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