Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines

Iran launches four indigenous submarines

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

A file photo

TEHRAN (BNS): The Iranian Navy has launched four indigenously built submarines enhancing its defence capability, a media report said.

Addressing the inauguration ceremony on Sunday, Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said, the submarines were delivered to the navy as part of the efforts to promote its defense capability.

He described the Ghadir as a stealth submarine built for coastal operations in shallow waters. The vessel can target with precision and is hardly detectable by sonar, a report by IRNA said.

The submarine is based on North Korean models of the Yono class and can shoot torpedoes, according to a media report. The vessel’s main tasks include moving commandos, laying mines and reconnaissance missions, it said.

Tags:

Iran  Submarine  
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

First night trial of Agni-III missile held

The first night trial of the nuclear capable Agni-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile was carried out from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range at the APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast on Saturday, Defence sources said.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2019

Image Gallery