Iranian Navy to unveil new destroyer, submarine

November 22, 2018 - 7:56

TEHRAN – Navy Chief Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Wednesday that new defense achievements, including a destroyer and a submarine, will be unveiled next week.

“Sahand Destroyer and Fateh Submarine are to be unveiled over the next week,” Khanzadi told a news conference, Fars reported.

The destroyer could carry large helicopters, missile defense systems and fighter jets, he stated.

He added that the indigenously manufactured medium-class submarine would surprise the Islamic Republic’s enemies with its special capabilities.

The commander also hailed increasing coordination between the Navy and Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC).


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