Friday, February 19, 2010

Iran's navy launches first domestically made light frigate

Iran's navy launched its first domestically made destroyer in the presence of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday, Iran's English-language satellite channel Press TV reported.The Jamaran guided missile destroyer, a Mowdge Class vessel, has a displacement of around 1,420 tons and is equipped with modern radars and electronic warfare capabilities, Press TV said.The multi-mission destroyer, which has a top speed of 30 knots, can carry 120-140 personnel on board and is armed with a variety of anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles.The destroyer has also been equipped with torpedoes and modern naval cannons, the report added.......................Xinhua


This is NOT the first, actually the third in a class of four. Remember this is propaganda from a totalitarian regime.

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