Iran to hold military drill near strategic passage

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Iran's state TV says the military will hold a massive drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf next week.

The report Thursday says the weeklong exercise will be carried out over 2.2 million square kilometers (0.85 million square miles) including the eastern part of the passage, through which one fifth of the world oil supply passes.

It says the drill will begin Dec. 25 and include Iranian navy, air force, ground units and the elite Revolutionary Guard, with the troops test-firing new weapons.

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/New...ld-military-drill-near-strategic-passage.html
 

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Iran's state TV says the military will hold a massive drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf next week.

The report Thursday says the weeklong exercise will be carried out over 2.2 million square kilometers (0.85 million square miles) including the eastern part of the passage, through which one fifth of the world oil supply passes.

It says the drill will begin Dec. 25 and include Iranian navy, air force, ground units and the elite Revolutionary Guard, with the troops test-firing new weapons.

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/New...ld-military-drill-near-strategic-passage.html
Iran is trying to raise oil prices by threatening the safety of Hormuz Strait is the only explanation for this. I honestly can't find any other explanation. If we look at the military hardwares Iran operates we will find that most of them if not all are pretty much outdated compare to the neighboring countries. In another word, Iran doesn't have the capacity nor the means to launch or retaliate against modern day attack.
 

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Iran is trying to raise oil prices by threatening the safety of Hormuz Strait is the only explanation for this. I honestly can't find any other explanation. If we look at the military hardwares Iran operates we will find that most of them if not all are pretty much outdated compare to the neighboring countries. In another word, Iran doesn't have the capacity nor the means to launch or retaliate against modern day attack.
I second that, Iran found itself squeezed in a very tight corner and now trying to find a way out of it.
 
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