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Iran guard corps starts military drills off Strait of Hormuz

Iran's revolutionary guard started carrying out military drills off the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday, the guard corps' own news media writes.

The Strait of Hormuz | Photo: Janus Engel

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps started "large-scale" military drills off the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, according to a statement on its Sepah News website.

The exercise involved naval and air forces and the Nour satellite Iran launched into orbit earlier this year was part of it, Sepah News reported. The drills concluded with an "operation against a mock" US aircraft carrier, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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