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Iran to Launch Home-Made Submarine, Destroyer

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iranian army's naval commander said that the country is due to launch a home-made destroyer and a submarine on Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters in a press conference here on Saturday, Admiral Habib Sayyari further pointed to the production of missile-launching PT boats by the navy, and added, "A home-made destroyer called 'Jamaran' and a (home-made) submarine of 'Ghadir' class will launch operation on November 28."

He further stressed that his troops are closely monitoring military moves of trans-regional powers in the region, and said, "No move in the Sea of Oman, the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormoz could remain hidden from our eyes. The naval force is in full control over the region and monitors all the military moves of the enemies in the region."

Asked if Iran would block the Strait of Hormoz in case of foreign invasion, the navy commander

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Added: Nov-24-2007 
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Iran, Middle East
Tags: Iran, Home-Made, Submarine, Destroyer
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