Fateh Class

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ONI Report: Iran Developing Sub-Launched Missiles to Combat Ships in Strait of Hormuz

Iran is developing a submarine that could launch an anti-ship cruise missile designed to quickly sink an American warship operating in the Strait of Hormuz, according to a new assessment of Iranian naval capabilities published Wednesday by the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence. Citing Iranian press reports, the new ONI study – Iranian Naval Forces: A Tale […]

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Iran to Launch New Submarine Soon: Navy Commander

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the Islamic Republic will soon launch a new domestically-manufactured submarine. Sayyari said Saturday that Iran is also working on a new destroyer and expressed hope that the vessel would join the Navy by the end of the current Iranian year (March 19, 2016). 

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Iran to Launch Indigenous Submarine in November: Navy Cmdr.

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the country plans the launch of an indigenously-manufactured submarine in the near future. “Fateh (Conqueror) submarine will be launched during the first ten days of [the Persian month of] Azar [starts on November 22],” Sayyari said on Monday. He noted that Iran acquired the technology for building […]

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Iran to Put Fateh Submarine Into Operation By Late-November

Iranian Navy Commander Habibollah Sayyari announced that the home-made Fateh (Conqueror) submarine will join the Navy in late-November. The commander went on to note that Iran achieved the technology for building submarines 20 years ago, the country’s official IRNA news agency reported on Aug. 18. Iran has failed to unveil the Fateh submarine despite earlier […]

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New Iranian Sub Seen for the First Time

Iran’s new Fateh-class submarine was seen briefly in an Iranian television montage about the Islamic Republic’s military achievements, even though the boat’s launch has not been officially announced as yet. IHS Jane’s revealed that the first Fateh class had been launched in November by publishing satellite imagery showing one in the water at the Bostanu shipyard. […]