The purpose of these exercises is to increase the skills and morale of the army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, transfer the experience to the young generation participating in the exercises, assess the tactical knowledge gained ...- Rear Admiral Habibullah Sayari said a day earlier.
The exercise called “Mohammad Rasulallah-5” (“Mohammed Messenger of Allah-5” - note) began on Monday in the Mekran coastal zone and the Gulf of Oman in southern and southeastern Iran with the participation of naval, air forces, and also ground forces.
Maneuvers take place near the Strait of Hormuz, which is one of the key routes for transporting oil from the region. In addition, until recently, incidents involving warships of Iran and the US often occurred in the Strait of Hormuz. fleet.