Two new indigenized Qadir-class submarines joined the Iranian Naval fleet in the Southern waters of the Persian Gulf on Thursday.
The submarines which are capable of launching subsurface-to-surface missiles, torpedoes and mines were unveiled during a ceremony at the Southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas.
The Qadir-class submarines are designed to cruise within the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf to ensure peace and security of Iran’s maritime borders.
Iran on Saturday delivered its most advanced home-made destroyer, Sahand, to the naval forces in the Persian Gulf.
Sahand destroyer was launched in Bandar Abbas port city in a ceremony participated by Iran’s army commander, navy commander and deputy defense minister.