Iran Navy test-fires ‘advanced torpedoes’

January 31, 2016 - 0:0

TEHRAN - The Iranian Navy has test-fired “advanced torpedoes” from submarines.

On the fourth day of the maritime drills named Velayat-94, Iranian forces also launched torpedoes from Jamaran destroyer, Fars news agency reported on Saturday.
For the day, the Iranian Navy also used the light submarine Qadir and heavy submarine Tariq to follow and target moving objects.

The day also saw the AB212 helicopter, equipped with rocket-launcher, and machine gun, perform precise-targeting missions.

The naval drills cover an area of around 3 million square kilometers, down to the 10-degrees latitude, north of the Indian Ocean.

A day earlier, the Iranian Navy test-fired several coast-to-sea and sea-to-sea cruise missiles named “Noor” (Light) with a range of 150 km during a massive naval drill underway in southeastern coasts of Makran, east of the Strait of Hormuz.