TEHERAN, Iran — Iranian state TV on Friday reported that the
country launched its first domestically built destroyer, calling it
a major technological leap for its naval industries.
broadcast said the guided-missile destroyer called Jamaran is equipped
with anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles as well as torpedoes and
The report said the 94-meter destroyer
weighs 1,500 tons and has a helipad and modern radar. The ship has a
top speed of 30 knots and can carry 120 to 140 personnel.
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