Military Parade Kicks Off Irans Sacred Defence Week


Major General Hassan Firoozabadi salutes alongside other military... News PhotoAnniversary,Basij,Horizontal,Iran,Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps,Machinery,Memorial Event,Military,Military Parade,Parade,Saluting,Seyed Hassan Firuzabadi,Tehran,War,WeaponPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Kaveh KazemiTEHRAN, IRAN - SEPTEMBER 22: Major General Hassan Firoozabadi salutes alongside other military commanders as they observe armaments during a parade commemorating the 31st anniversary of Iran-Iraq war on September 22, 2011 in Tehran, Iran. Iran is holding military parades in Tehran and other parts of the country on the first day of the Sacred Defence Week. Tehran's parade began to the north of Imam Khomeini's mausoleum providing the army, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Law Enforcement Force and Basij with an opportunity to display their state of military preparedness, in which armaments and indigenously built military equipment including Shahab missiles, unmanned aircrafts, Zulfaqar tanks, and a variety of rapid fire machine guns were showcased. (Photo by Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images)