There are three classes of submarines, Head of the Navy’s Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad Office General Ali Gholamzadeh said on Wednesday, adding that Iran has attained self-sufficiency in building “light” submarines.

He also said that Iran will unveil a home-made semi-heavy submarine in the coming months, and announced, “We are designing and building heavy and semi-heavy submarines, and the Fateh (Conqueror) submarine will be unveiled this (Iranian calendar) year (ending March 20, 2015),”

Also last month, Gholamzadeh announced the country’s plans to launch Fateh submarines and different Mowj Class destroyers in the near future. […]