The Iranian Navy has launched a domestically-built destroyer that, according to the state media, is experiencing radar-spoiling stealth in the midst of increasing tensions with the United States of America. Five-month travel without supplies – joined the Iranian Navy Base in Bandar Abbas on the Gulf at.
The Sahand has a flight deck for helicopters, torpedo launchers, antiaircraft and anti-ship guns US television reported that in May, US President Donald Trump resigned from an international agreement on the Iranian nuclear program and imposed sanctions on Tehran. He said the deal was flawed because it did not include restricting Iran's ballistic missile development or supporting it for deputies in Syria, Yemen, Lebanon and Iraq.
The Trump government said its goal was to reduce Iran's oil exports to zero. Iranian leaders have said that if Iran is not allowed to export, no other country will be allowed to export oil through the Straits of Hormuz at the mouth of the Gulf.
"This ship is the result of bold and creative design" Rear Admiral Alireza Sheikhi, chief of the naval shipyards that built the destroyer, "told IRNA, its first local destroyer in 201
Iran has developed a large domestic arms industry in the face of international sanctions and weapons, and has prohibited embargoes from importing many weapons. [19659003RegardlessanavalcommandersaidthatSahandwasoneofthewarshipsIranwouldsoonsendonamissiontoVenezuela
"On Our Plans in the Near Future" It's about bringing two or three special-purpose helicopter ships to Venezuela South America, which could take five months, "said the deputy Commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Touraj Hassani Moqaddam, told the semi-official news agency More.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran should increase its military capabilities and preparedness to defend against enemies at a meeting with Iranian naval commanders last week.
The Iranian Navy has expanded its reach in recent years and launched ships in the Indian Ocean and Indian Ocean The Gulf of Aden is intended to protect Iranian ships from Somali pirates operating in the region.
The Iranian Army Chief of Staff said in 2016 that Iran may want to set up naval bases in Yemen or Syria to increase the prospect of distant kicks that may be more militarily valuable to Tehran than nuclear technology.
In August, Iranian state media revealed that President Hassan Rouhani revealed a new domestic fighter aircraft.