The newly-overhauled warship, Lavan, which has been equipped with advanced weapons and radar systems, and the newly-overhauled SH3D combat helicopter came back into operation in a ceremony attended by senior Iranian commanders on Saturday.

Navy commanders said the overhaul of Lavan chopper carrier, including renovation and operationalizing its hydraulic systems which needs a very complicated technical procedure, has taken 33 months.

Meantime, the SH3D combat helicopter also came back into operation for the Navy after nearly 20 months of overhaul repairs and seven months of tests. […]