Iranian navy issued on Tuesday dozens of warnings to foreign planes and warships that approached its forces during a five-day sea maneuver near the Strait of Hormuz.
Mehr news agency quoted Rear Admiral Amir Rastgari, spokesman for the exercise, as saying that oreign and international reconnaissance units had displayed different reactions, the main being collecting information on the Islamic Republic’s Army capabilities.
“The foreign force reconnaissance units were entering the drill regions, and we issued 30 warnings against their entering,” he added. “These warships were collecting information on Army Navy’s capabilities,” he said.
Rear Admiral Rastegari also said that foreign forces received warnings by Army’ Navy units and Khatam Al Anbya Air Defense unit. “They received the warnings and remained afar the drill zone,” he said. The five-day naval drill, dubbed Velayat-91.