Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) will hold new naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz in February

January 6, 2012 — Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) will hold new naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz in February. Fourteen crude oil tankers a day – carrying 17 million barrels – pass through the strait, mostly to Asian markets.
GN28811 MIDDLE EAST: Strait of Hormuz factfile (107mm wide by 166mm deep). Graphic shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps naval assets around the Hormuz Strait.

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