Friday, May 1, 2009

Iran Launches New Destroyers

Pargar Systems, an Iranian navy manufacturer, announced today in Tehran that it has built three new missile-launching destroyers for the IRIN. The Navy has launched the new destroyers. They will be part of the IRIN’s Caspian Sea fleet, berthed at Babolsar naval port [Mehr News Agency, 1 May 2009].

A Pargar Systems spokesman told MNA that the new destroyers are 100m long, 18m high and weight 1,200t and are capable of launching missiles. No other details were reported.


Anonymous said...

can you reference the links to mehrnews? I cant find it

Nader Uskowi said...

Posted on MNA at 118 Tehran's time on 1 May 2009 (11 Ordibehesht).

Nader Uskowi said...

Correction: osted at 1118 not 118.