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Iran Navy Launches Advanced, Indigenous Destroyer

Iran Navy Launches Advanced, Indigenous Destroyer Iran Navy Launches Advanced, Indigenous Destroyer

Iran’s Navy on Saturday launched an advanced domestically-manufactured destroyer that employs radar-evading stealth technology.
In a ceremony broadcast live on state television, the Sahand destroyer, which is capable of traveling five months without resupply, joined the naval fleet at a base in the port city of Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf. 
The 1,300-ton vessel took six years to build. The 96-meter-long Sahand has a helipad and can cruise at 25 knots. It is equipped with surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles, anti-aircraft batteries and sophisticated radar and electronic warfare systems.

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