Iran shows off its military hardware in a parade to mark National Army Day. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
TV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS **NO ACCESS IRAN / BBC PERSIAN TV / VOA PERSIAN NEWS NETWORK / NO ACCESS MANOTO (RESTRICTION IMPOSED LOCALLY BY IRANIAN AUTHORITIES)** +++RESENSDING SCRIPT WITH SPELLING OF "HARDWARE" CORRECTED IN INTRO+++ (ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) Iran marked National Army Day on Saturday (April 18, 2015) with a large parade showcasing its military fire power. President Hassan Rouhani attended the annual ceremony in which the army, navy and airforce take part. The ceremony marks the establishment of the country's army. Iran deployed warships off Yemen's coast earlier this month where Saudi Arabia is leading a bombing campaign against the Houthi rebels.