New destroyer, submarines to join Iranian navy: MoD

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said that two Ghadir-class submarines and one Sahand destroyer will join the Iranian navy in the next three days.

Two Ghadir-class submarines and a Sahand destroyer of Jamaran-class will be added to Iranian Navy's fleet on Thursday and Saturday respectively, he told reporters on Wednesday after the cabinet session.

The Ghadir-class submarine has been equipped with different kinds of weapons and it can launch missiles both above and below the water surface, he added.

Hatami went on to say that the Sahand destroyer has been upgraded with new armaments, radar and navigation systems.


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