Middle East

Wargames in Iran
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reports.

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April 22: Iranian boats take part in naval war game in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz southern Iran. Iran's Revolutionary Guards successfully deployed a new speed boat capable of destroying enemy ships as war games began on Thursday in a waterway crucial for global oil supplies, Iranian media reported.

REUTERS/Fars News

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April 22: In this photo released by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency, an abandoned war ship, being used as a target, is burning during Revolutionary Guard's maneuver in the Persian Gulf, Iran. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Thursday started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported. Iran has been holding military maneuvers in the gulf and the Strait of Hormuz annually since 2006 to show off its military capabilities.

AP Photo/Fars News Agency,Mehdi Marizad

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April 22: In this photo released by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency, Revolutionary Guard's troops attack and take over a war ship, being used as a target, during a maneuver in the Persian Gulf, Iran. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Thursday started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported. Iran has been holding military maneuvers in the gulf and the Strait of Hormuz annually since 2006 to show off its military capabilities.

AP Photo/Fars News Agency,Mehdi Marizad

Ocean Attacks

April 22: An Iranian boat fires a missile as it takes part in a naval war game in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, southern Iran. Iran's Revolutionary Guards successfully deployed a new speed boat capable of destroying enemy ships as war games began on Thursday in a waterway crucial for global oil supplies, Iranian media reported.

REUTERS/Fars News

Explosions at Sea

April 22: In this photo released by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency, Revolutionary Guard's boats, right, attack an abandoned war ship, being used as a target, during a maneuver in the Persian Gulf, Iran. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Thursday started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported. Iran has been holding military maneuvers in the gulf and the Strait of Hormuz annually since 2006 to show off its military capabilities.

AP Photo/Fars News Agency,Mehdi Marizad

Target_Practice

April 22: In this photo released by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency, a Revolutionary Guard's boat, foreground right, fires to an abandoned war ship being used as a target during a military maneuver in the Persian Gulf, Iran. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Thursday started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported. Iran has been holding military maneuvers in the gulf and the Strait of Hormuz annually since 2006 to show off its military capabilities.

AP Photo/Fars News Agency,Mehdi Marizad

Sinking_Target

April 22: This photo released by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency, show Revolutionary Guard's war game in the Persian Gulf, Iran. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Thursday started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported. Iran has been holding military maneuvers in the gulf and the Strait of Hormuz annually since 2006 to show off its military capabilities.

AP Photo/Fars News Agency,Mehdi Marizad

Explosions_in_Gulf

April 22: An Iranian warship and speed boats take part in a naval war game in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, southern Iran. Iran's Revolutionary Guards successfully deployed a new speed boat capable of destroying enemy ships as war games began on Thursday in a waterway crucial for global oil supplies, Iranian media reported.

REUTERS/Fars News

Wargames in Iran

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reports.