Saturday, September 14, 2013

IRIN Commander claims upcoming Fateh class submarine launch

According to Fars News Agency:
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari underlined the country's advanced naval equipment, including drones, and announced that the Navy's new home-made submarine, Fateh, will be launched this year.
Based on the Navy's plans, the Fateh submarine will be launched this year (i.e. the Iranian year March 2013-March 2014)," Sayyari told reporters in Tehran on Saturday.
“Fateh submarine, Kaman-class missile-launcher warships and Jamaran 2 destroyer will come into operation in the current year,” he told reporters.
Model of Fateh class (SS) submarine

Sahand class (Jamaran 2) frigate and Sina-7 class guided missile patrol boat, under construction

Photos: Ebrahim Noroozi at FARS News Agency and Iranian Students' News Agency


Mark Pyruz said...

It is assumed here Sayyari's remarks as reported by FARS refer to Sahand class frigate (Jamaran-2 build) and Sina class (Sina-7 build).

Anonymous said...

great-looking submarine there. really spruces up a tabletop.

Yossarian said...

Will it be an F-5E with a third fin?

mat said...

What a new regional superpower!