On the occasion of National Army Day

On the occasion of National Army Day

The National Army Day, which is celebrated annually on April 18, was named by the founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini, in 1979.

Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the arms sphere.

Imam Khomeini, the leader of contemporary Muslim world believed that political, social, and economic independence as well as security of the country hinged on existence of powerful military and police forces which formed the pillars of every country’s independence.

He however was against any type of meddling or interference of armed forces into the governmental and political matters.

Due to strong foundations and guidelines set by Imam, Islamic Republic has enjoyed an unprecedented amount of peace and was never threatened by any coup or instability.

Imam from very beginning of victory of the Islamic Revolution said that the people and the army are friends to each other.

Imam Khomeini also advised members of armed forces to decorate themselves with moral excellence and divine virtues along professional capabilities.

Iranian national military forces, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and revolutionary forces known as Basij have played a great role in tackling all security threats facing the country over the past decades.

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