Iran’s homegrown diesel-electric submarine Fateh (Conquerer) has been put through final tests, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said.
Minister Hatami told Tasnim news agency that the Iranian submarine is undergoing tests, whose results will determine when the vessel would enter service. Fateh-class submarine is expected to formally join the navy in September 2017.
The Fateh is, at approximately 130 feet long and 20 feet wide and 500 tons displacement when submerged, Iran's biggest native-built submarine so far. The submarine is equipped with an advanced sonic radar system for identifying enemy vessels and uses a missile defense system.
Iranian Navy received a first unit of new anti-ship missile on Saturday, state-run media reported. Called Nasir, the cruise missiles range or the size of its warhead were not mentioned in the Press TV report on Saturday but it said that it can only be fired from land or ship-based launchers
Iran is building fourth missile-launching Peykan-class warship for the naval forces in Caspian Sea, local media reported Tuesday. Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari was quoted as saying by FARS news Tuesday that the new Peykan-class warship is being built by Bandar Anzali's Shahid Tamjidi naval industries and it will join the fleet soon
Iran has deployed Alvand and Bushehr destroyers in the Atlantic Ocean as part of its plans to expand naval presence in the international waters. "For the first time, the 44th flotilla comprised of Alvand and Bushehr destroyers could sail around the African continent and enter the Atlantic Ocean," Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari was quoted as saying by
Irans Damavand training destroyer equipped with radar, electronic and reconnaissance systems has been delivered to the Navys northern fleet in the Caspian Sea, Tasnim News Agency reported Monday. The advanced 1,420-ton destroyer is capable of tracking the aerial, surface and sub-surface targets simultaneously
Iran test-fired a short-range anti-ship missile in the Strait of Hormuz for the first time in 2018 during last weeks naval drills, in a show of defiance just days before Washington re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, a US intelligence official revealed on Friday. The source told Reuters that the Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile was fired during huge military exercises off Iran's coast, which Tehran said were launched to "[confront] possible threats", likely referring to the US
Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled a new long-range ballistic missile during a military parade in Tehran on Friday. Named ‘Khorramshahr, the ballistic missile has a range of 2,000 kilometers with ability to carry multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV) within a range of 1,800 kilometers, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh told local media during a ceremony marking the onset of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran
Irans Revolutionary Guards tested the countrys first ever long-range missile defence system early this week, local media reports. Work on the new Bavar 373 system is underway and is expected to be fully functional by March 2018, Farzad Esmaili, head of the Revolutionary Guards air defences, told IRIB in an interview on Sunday
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