|Status:||In Service (potentially just as a prototype)|
|Country of origin:||Iran|
|Class:||Multipurpose midget submarine|
|Length:||72.2 ft (22 m)|
|Armament:||2 x external 533mm torpedo tubes|
|Mines||Unclear how many but primarily designed to covertly lay mines|
|Sonar/Sensors:||Surface Search Radar|
|Notes:||Iran’s first domestically designed and produced submarine. The Nahang’s development is touted by Iran as one of the country’s largest defense projects, requiring 220 researchers and 1.2 million hours of scientific and industrial work.|
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