0429 GMT January 29, 2020
“This important move indicates the Islamic Republic of Iran’s self-sufficiency in supplying marine defense equipment and will once again surprise the world,” he boasted.
In recent years, Iran has made major breakthroughs in its defense sector and attained self-sufficiency in producing important military equipment and systems.
Iran has so far launched different classes of domestically-built advanced submarines, including Fateh, Ghadir, Qaem, Nahang, Tareq and Sina.
The Islamic Republic has also manufactured different types of destroyers.
Iran has repeatedly assured that its military might poses no threat to other countries, insisting that its defense doctrine is based on deterrence.