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Two new Submarines join navy fleet

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 8, IRNA -- Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Thursday that the two new submarines have been added to the submarine fleet of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Navy.

Rear Admiral Sayyari noted that Ghadir-class submarines have been totally designed and manufactured by Iranian experts.

He pointed out that the submarines joined the Iranian Navy's fleet concurrent with the 10-day-dawn marking the 33rd victory of the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran.

'Two other submarines of the same type (Ghadir-class) joined the navy fleet concurrent with Velayat-90 navy drills in the east of the Strait of Hormuz, Sea of Oman, Gulf of Eden, and north Indian Ocean,' Rear Admiral Sayyari added.

All parts of the submarine, including fuselage, radar equipment, and advanced defense equipment have been designed and manufactured by the experts at the Islamic Republic of Iran's Defense Ministry.

High maneuver capabilities of Ghadir-Class submarine make it suitable for Iran's weather conditions.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30809838

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