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Iran Navy Equipment

Modernization

Ships Source Tons Year Inventory
90 95 00 05 10 12 15 20 25 30
Personnel (In Thousands) 15 38 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51
Active 12 15 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Naval Infantry 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6
IRGC Navy + 20 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
IRGC Naval Infantry + + 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Reserve -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ships Source Tons Year Inventory
Aircraft Carriers ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Aircraft Carrier IR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Submarines 2 4 6 7 11 20 20 20 20 20
Atomic Sub IR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kilo 877EKM RU 2,325 1992 -- 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Besat / Qaaem IR 1,000 201? - - - - - - 2? 2? 2? 2?
Fateh IR 600 2014 -- -- -- -- - - 2 2 2 2
Nahang IR 450 2006 -- -- -- -- 1 1 1 1 1 1
Ghadir / Yono IR 120 2007 -- -- -- -- 4 11 19 20 20 20
Yugo Yugo DPRK 90 1988 2 2 2 3 -- -- -- -- -- --
Al Sabehat 15 IR > 10 2000 -- -- 1 1 3 5 5 5 5 5
Destroyers 3 2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Damavand Battle UK 2,325 1967 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Babr Sumner US 2,200 1973 2 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Frigates 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
Mowj / Zolfaqar Mod Vosper UK / IR 1,400 200? -- -- -- -- 1 1 2 4 4 4
Alvand Vosper Mk 5 UK 1,250 1966 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 -- -- --
Corvettes 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Bayandor PF-103 US 900 1964 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Fast-attack craft 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Sina Combattante II FRA/IR 249 2006 -- -- -- -- 3 3 3 3 3 3
Kaman Combattante II FRA 249 1977 10 10 10 10 7 7 7 7 7 7
Thondar Houdong PRC 249 1996 -- -- 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Patrol, Offshore 61 63 56 35 32 32 32 32 32 32
Bakhtaran Hendijan / MIG-S-4700-SC NL/IR 447 1985 4 6 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Parvin PGM-71 US 102 1967 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Kaivan Cape US 85 196? 3 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Swift Mk III Swift Mk III US 28 197? 11 11 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Peterson US/IR 22 197? 20 20 15 10 6 6 6 6 6 6
Swift Mk II Swift Mk II US 22 197? 20 20 15 10 6 6 6 6 6 6
Patrol, Fast, Inshore 3 13 13 43 50 50 50 50 50 50
Zafar Chaho / MIG-S-2600-PB DPRK/IR 82 1987 3 3 3 3 6 6 6 6 6 6
IPS-18 Tir DPRK/IR 28 2002 -- -- -- 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
MIG-G-1900 MIG-G-1900 IR 28 1992 -- 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
China Cat C-14 PRC 19 2002 -- -- -- 5 9 9 9 9 9 9
IPS-16 Peykaap / Peykaap II DPRK/IR 14 2002 -- -- -- 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Patrol Craft, Fast 235 235 235 238 241 241 241 241 241 241
Boghammar / Torgah RL-118 /
RL-130-4A
SWE 6.4 1987 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
Kajami / Gahjae Taedong-B/-C DPRK/IR 5 2002 -- -- -- 3 6 6 6 6 6 6
Misc. Small Craft Various IR/Various > 5-10 198? 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200

Mine Warfare

Mine Warfare 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Minelayers 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Hejaz Iran Hormuz-21 / MIG-S-5000 NL/IR 1,280 1985 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Iran Ajr Iran JP 614 1980 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Minesweepers 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Karkas MSC-292 US 378 196? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Shahraz MSC-268 US 370 196? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Harischi Cape US 203 196? 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Amphibious Warfare

Amphibious Warfare 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Amphibious Ships 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Hengam UK 2,940 1974 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Iran Hormuz-24 Iran Hormuz-24 ROK 2,014 1986 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Polnocny Polnocny IRQ ~1,000 198? 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Landing craft, utility (LCU) 1 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Foque MIG-S-3700 IR 250 1988 1 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Hovercraft 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Wellington BH.7 Mark 4/5 UK 55 197? 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Yunus? IR ? 199? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Auxiliaries

Support Tankers 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Kharg1 Mod Olwen UK 33,014 1980 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bandar Abbas GER 4,673 1973 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Support Ships 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Chah Bahar2 Amphion US 8,670 1971 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Water Tankers 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Kangan IN 12,000 1978 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Delvar PAK 1,300 1980 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Transport Ships 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Delvar PAK 1,300 1980 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

Naval Aviation

Fixed Wing 15 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
P-3F Neptune US 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Da-20 Falcon FRA 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
F-27 Friendship NL 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Do-228 GER -- 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Shrike Commander 690 US 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Rotary Wing 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34
RH-53D Sea Stallion US 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
ASH-3D Sea King ITA 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
AB-212AS Twin Huey ITA 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6
AB-205A Iroquois ITA 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
AB-206 Jet Ranger ITA 14 14 14 14 10 2 2 2 2 2
Ground Effect ... ... ... ... 12 12 12 12 12 12
Bavar / Bavar 2 IR -- -- -- -- 12 12 12 12 12 12

Notes

    1 - The Kharg, which features a helipad, has been described by the Iranian press variously as a "cruiser," "aviation cruiser," and "helicopter carrier."

    2 - Used as a stationary repair facility at Band Abbas, but can still get under way.




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