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Publish Date: 16:57 - 11 September 2017
TEHRAN, September 11 - A senior Iranian commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan lauded the country’s defense industry achievements, saying that the Armed Forces enjoy “remarkable” ability in performing cyber offense and defense.

Iranian commander lauds Armed forces' considerable capabilities in cyberspaceTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -  “Thanks to the country’s young scientists and knowledge-based companies, we enjoy considerable abilities in communications and electronic systems,” Brigadier General Pourdastan said in a speech in Tehran on Monday.

He then added that, “Today, we have productions from ideas n the shortest possible time.”

There is “a great capability” in cyberspace field for taking offensive and defensive measures, Pourdastan noted, adding Iran’s forces are able to deal with any foreign threats under the guidance of the General Staff of the Armed Forces.

Iranian experts have in recent years made great headway in producing homegrown defensive equipment and have also made progress in securing the country against cyberattacks.

Iran is now training students in the field of cyber defense in universities.

Tehran has always assured other nations that its military might poses no threat to regional countries, saying that the Islamic Republic’s defense doctrine is entirely based on deterrence.


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