Moje Class (Jamaran)

Iran to Float Brand New Destroyer – Navy Commander

Sahand is the third destroyer produced as part of the Mowj (Wave) project, Sayyari told a gathering of Iranian veterans in Tehran, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday. Sahand’s predecessors, Jamaran and Damavand, are currently in service with the Navy and used for naval missions in international waters. According to Sayyari, Sahand will be launched within the next couple of months, but the exact date could not […]

Iran to Send Flotilla of Warships, Destroyer to Russian Territorial Waters

A fleet of Iranian warships will soon cross Russian territorial waters, FNA reported, referring to a statement by representatives of the Iranian Navy made on Saturday. “Destroyer Damavand will be sent to Russia in the form of a flotilla of warships,” Admiral Afshin Rezayee Haddad, Commander of Iran’s Northern Navy Fleet, said on Saturday. Earlier, the Russian Navy fleet crossed Iranian territorial waters and berthed off the […]

Commander: Iran to Build Different Mowj-Class Destroyers

Iran plans to build new Mowj-Class Destroyers to boost its navy’s power for protecting the country’s interests, Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. Speaking at a ceremony in the Northern port city of Noshahr on Tuesday, Hatami said the new Mowj-class (Wave-class) destroyers will be built in the next few years. He […]

Iran Equips Destroyer with Upgraded Surface-to-Air Missile

Iran’s Navy has armed its ‘Damavand’ destroyers with an upgraded missile, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, the top commander said the “Mehrab” surface-to-air missile has been upgraded and installed on the Damavand homegrown destroyer. Sayyari also highlighted the destroyer’s capabilities in comparison with its older version, Jamaran. […]

Home-Made Damavand Destroyer Joins Iran Fleet

The country’s state-of-the-art training destroyer, equipped with modern radar, electronic and reconnaissance systems, was delivered to the Iranian naval forces stationed in the northern port city of Anzali in a ceremony on Monday. High-ranking Iranian officials, including Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani, Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and Navy […]

Navy Commander: Iranian Warships Equipped with Hi-Tech Systems

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Iran’s warships have been equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, adding that the home-made destroyer, ‘Damavand’, will join the country’s Caspian fleet in March. “Iranian warships have been equipped with the most advanced technologies,” Sayyari told FNA on Tuesday. Referring to the launch of Iran’s home-made Jamaran destroyer in the […]

Iranian Navy Fires on Suspected Pirates Near Gulf of Aden

Two vessels from the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy’s (IRIN’s) 32nd flotilla have opened fire on a group of eight skiffs near the Gulf of Aden, Iran’s FARS news agency reported on 5 January, citing sources from the IRIN’s public relations department. The suspected pirate skiffs were reported to have approached an Iranian product tanker […]

New Warships, Frigates Join Iran Navy’s Fleet

Two warships equipped with missile systems and 4 frigates for maritime patrol joined the Iranian Navy’s fleet on Monday. Speaking to reporters in Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Monday, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the two warships, a Sirik-class and a Kalat-class, have been equipped with surface-to-surface missile systems. He […]

Iranian Navy to Unveil 6 New Warships Equipped with Missile Systems

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the country plans to launch six advanced warships equipped with various types of missile systems in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas in the near future. “Six warships equipped with short, medium and long range missiles, which will largely increase our surface-to-surface missile power, will […]

Iranian Navy Equipped with Advanced Torpedo

Iran’s Navy commander on Saturday announced that the Navy has successfully test-fired a new type of state-of-the-art torpedo in the country’s southern waters. “The weapon will improve our maritime combat power and will be highly effective,” Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said in a press conference in Tehran on Saturday. The commander also said that two […]