The Iranian Navy is set to receive two new homegrown destroyers, a top commander said.
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani unveiled plans to bring two advanced destroyers into operation in a televised interview on Friday night. He said the process of production of ‘Zagros’ and ‘Damavand-2’ destroyers have made progress and the two vessels will be launched in the near future.
The commander said the military vessels need to undergo full tests, as they are updated and furnished with the cutting-edge technologies.
In June 2021, the Navy took delivery of ‘Dena’ destroyer and ‘Shahin’ (falcon) minesweeper, Tasnim News Agency reported.
Dena is the fourth Jamaran-class destroyer manufactured by the Defense Ministry’s naval industries. It is equipped with various defense and offense systems, is designed to make long journeys in the oceans, and is capable of detecting, tracking, and hitting various aerial, surface, and submarine targets.