Bahram Hooshyar

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Bahram Hooshyar
General Bahram Hooshyar
Nickname(s) General Hooshyar
Born 1938
Died 1991
Place of burial Behesht-e Zahra, Tehran
Allegiance Islamic Republic of Iran
Service/branch Seal of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force.svg Air Forces
Years of service 1964–1991
Rank 18- سرتیپ--IRIAF.pngBrigadier General
Commands held Golden Crown aerobatic jet team
Special Operations Command South
Air Force operations
Battles/wars Iran-Iraq War
Awards Air Force Distinguished Conquest Medal
Other work Pilot of F-86 Sabre,
F-4, F-5

Bahram Hooshyar (Persian: بهرام هوشیار‎) (1938–1991) was a commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) and an important strategist in the Iran–Iraq war.[1]


Attack on H3[edit]

General Hooshyar's key role along with Major General Javad Fakouri in Attack on H3 (Attack on Al-Waleed) is undeniable.

Operation Samen-ol-A'emeh[edit]

He not only was involved in designing Operation Samen-ol-A'emeh, But also General Hooshyar was innovator of Iran's plan for launching missile in battle.


He for first time established and started Khyber missile site (Foley Islamabad) along with some armored divisions operating Qazvin. Bahram Hooshyar (1938–1991) was one of the most intelligent and bright commanders of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) during Iran-Iraq war.[1]


He died in Tehran in 1991 after suffering cancer for a long time. Like many soldiers serving in Iran Iraq War, he was diagnosed with Leukemia. His sculpture at the Museum of the Air Force is on display as one of Iran's symbols of the Iran–Iraq War.