Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today presided over the launch ceremony of IRIS Jamaran 2, a new frigate that will be based in the Caspian Sea port of Bandar Anzali. The vessel is the sister ship of IRIS Jamaran (76) that was launched in February 2010 in the Persian Gulf. That frigate has a displacement of approximately 1,420 tons and a top speed of 30 knots with a crew of 120 and is equipped with a stern mounted helipad. The Jamarans are Mowdge-class frigates.
Photo credit: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at launch ceremony of IRIS Jamaran 2. Bandar Anzali, the Caspian Sea. 17 March 2012 (IRINN)