TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s prime chief has appointed a pilot of Russian fighter jets to command the nation’s air pressure, state tv reported Sunday.
It mentioned Supreme Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s alternative is Air Pressure Brig. Gen. Hamid Vahedi.
Vahedi, 56, skilled on a simulator for a Sukhoi-24, a Russian fighter jet, from 2000 to 2001. He labored because the performing commander of the air pressure since 2018. As commander, Vahedi succeeds F-14 Tomcat pilot Gen. Aziz Nasirzadeh.
The change is a part of routine substitute of military commanders.
The nation’s air pressure has each Russian and American-made made jet fighters in service.
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