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Iran launches first locally built naval destroyer

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

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