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  Tevet 4, 5775 , 26/12/14

Iran Enters Week-Long Military Exercises in Persian Gulf

Iran has begun what it has called its largest military exercise ever, which will cover hundreds of kilometers from the Strait of Hormuz to the Gulf of Aden.

The exercises, to be carried out over the course of a week, will include drills by ground units in southeast Iran through today, but over the course of the week will involve ballistic missile and drone checking events, as well, according to military sources.

13,000 personnel are expected to take part in the exercises.

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