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Irregular Warfare Headquarters

Irregular Warfare Headquarters
Active Since 2 October 1979 (first operation)[1]
Country  Iran
Branch Iranian Armed Forces
Type Irregular military
Role Guerrilla warfare
Size ≈ 3,000[2]
Garrison/HQ Ahvaz[3]
Engagements Iran-Iraq War
Disbanded c. 1982
Mostafa Chamran
Mehdi Chamran

Irregular Warfare Headquarters (Persian: ستاد جنگ‌های نامنظم‎‎) was an Irregular military unit of Iranian Armed Forces, active during Iran-Iraq War. The unit was established by Mostafa Chamran in 1979. After his death in 1981, Mehdi Chamran became commander of the unit for about 9 months and it eventually was dissolved. Guerrillas fighting in this unit, later joined Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution and Basij.[4]


  1. ^ اولین عملیات ستاد «جنگ‌های نامنظم». Isfahan Metropolis News Agency (in Persian). Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  2. ^ همرزم شهید چمران از او می‌گوید.  
  3. ^ Khabbazi Dowlatabad, Nader. ستاد جنگ‌های نامنظم. Islamic Revolution Document Center (in Persian). Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Keshavarzi, Fatemeh. طراحي نظم در قلب جنگ.  
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