Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:38 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Iran showcases new warships near strategic waters

By The Associated Press

This article was published November 28, 2012 at 7:52 a.m.

— Iran’s state TV is showcasing additions to its Navy including a missile-launching warship around the size of a frigate.

Navy officials watched as the domestically-produced Sina-7, equipped with anti-ship missiles, was launched Wednesday at Bandar Abbas, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Two new Iranian-built Ghadir submarines and two repaired hovercrafts were also delivered to the Navy.

The TV quoted Navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari as saying that Iran must possess the “newest technology and top-grade facilities to protect its borders.”

Ghadir class submarines can fire missiles and torpedoes at the same time, and can operate in the Persian Gulf’s shallow waters.

Iran has sought to upgrade its air defense and naval capabilities, saying any possible future attacks on it would come from the air and sea.

Comment on: Iran showcases new warships near strategic waters

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 total comment

DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... November 28, 2012 at 8:27 a.m.

Just speed bumps if that.

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Cnas

    LPNs 7a-3p, 3p-11p & 11p-7a Monday -Friday All shiftsApply ...
    SHERWOOD, AR

  • Programmer analyst

    Senior (Master's with 3 yrs exp or Bachelor's with 5 yrs ex...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Life skill tech

    Direct care part time positions available. Experience in lon...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Senior cost analyst

    george's senior cost analyst George's Inc. has an excellent ...
    SPRINGDALE, AR

  • Tire technician

    tire technicianexperienced. Call 501-664-7003 Monday-Friday ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 763 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online