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[Iran army] image by Zoltan Horvath, 1 December 2014


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About the flag

The Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Persian: نيروهای مسلح جمهوری اسلامی ايران‎) include the IRIA (ارتش جمهوری  اسلامی ایران), the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی) and the Law Enforcement Force (نيروی انتظامی جمهوری اسلامی ایران).
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armed_Forces_of_the_Islamic_Republic_of_Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran Army (IRIA) is the ground forces of the Military of Islamic Republic of Iran. In Iran, it is also called
Artesh, (ارتش) which is Persian for "army." In modern times, the Army was established in 1923. It comprises the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Republic_of_Iran_Air_Force), the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Republic_of_Iran_Navy) and the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Defence Force (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Republic_of_Iran_Air_Defense_Force)
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Republic_of_Iran_Army

The flag is a red horizontal flag with the logo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Republic_of_Iran_Army#mediaviewer/File:IRI.Army-Badge.svg) in the middle, with a black border with an Arabic inscription and four stylized Perso-Arabic script of the Arabic word Allah ("God") in gold, as seen here: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_qu97vVnoSKc/S54mM2_kXAI/AAAAAAAAE34/DDH1nkwKE7Q/s1600-h/Gen+Ataollah+Salehi+commander+of+Iranian+artesh.jpg (flag on the right) (source: http://www.uskowioniran.com/2010/03/iran-military-commander-warns.html).
Esteban Rivera, 30 November 2014


Navy

 

Possible Navy flag, Iran image located by Bill Garrison, 26 December 2016

The Imperial Iranian Navy was named Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) after 1979. It was established in 1923 originally.
Source: http://shahid-ir.persiangig.com/image/postha-anavin/artesh-daryaiee.jpg

The flag is a white horizontal flag with the logo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Republic_of_Iran_Navy#mediaviewer/File:IRI.Navy_Seal.svg) in the middle, with a black border with an Arabic inscription and four stylized Perso-Arabic script of the Arabic word Allah ("God") in gold, as seen here:
http://shahid-ir.persiangig.com/image/postha-anavin/artesh-daryaiee.jpg (flag on the right) (source: http://shahid-ir.persiangig.com/image/postha-anavin/).

For additional information on Iran's armed forces please go to Artesh (official website http://www.aja.ir/)
Esteban Rivera, 30 November 2014