Iran to unveil 550-ton Fateh submarine

TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) – Head of the Iranian Marine Industries Organization has announced latest achievements of the organization in marine industry.

At the 16th Maritime Industries Conference, head of the Iranian Marine Industries Organization Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari said that Marine Industries Organization had achieved progresses in designing and developing undersurface and high-speed constructions which can meet the country's defense needs.

He also emphasized on the necessity of taking more practical steps towards construction of diesel engines. “Two years have passed since we stopped making indigenous diesel engines,” said Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari, adding that “we have already produced a 4,400-horsepower diesel on laboratory scale and expect to develop three of them in commercial level.”

According to the Head of the Iranian Marine Industries Organization, Iran is able to produce fixed-pitch and floating propellers as well as unveiling the second Iranian destroyer in the near future.

He went on to say that the new indigenous 550-ton Fateh submarine will be unveiled in near future by the minister of defense launching it.



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