June 30 2010
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which is growing increasingly influential in Iran, plans to develop more specialized units as part of a reform program, reports the semi-official Fars News Agency.
The change is intended to boost the IRGC's preparedness to counter all threats, said Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, the IRGC commander.
All IRGC formations, particularly within the ground forces and paramilitary Basij group, should focus on "upgrading their equipment,...
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