Damavand Destroyer to Join Iran Naval Fleet Monday
- March, 08, 2015 - 16:57
- Defense news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s domestically-made destroyer, dubbed Damavand, will officially join the Navy’s northern fleet in the Caspian Sea on Monday.
The homegrown vessel, an advanced destroyer, will be officially delivered to the naval forces stationed in fourth naval zone, north of the country.
Ranking officials, including Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani, Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari will attend the ceremony, to be held in the port city of Bandar-e-Anzali.
Damavand is a domestically-built Jamaran class destroyer with unique features to meet the demands of the Iranian naval forces in the country’s northern waters.
The advanced destroyer is capable of tracking the aerial, surface and sub-surface targets simultaneously.