Iranian Navy's Flotilla to Dock at India Ports Soon
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Navy's 33rd flotilla of warships is scheduled to visit India in a few days, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced on Sunday.
Addressing a naval graduation ceremony on Sunday, Admiral Sayyari said that the 33rd flotilla will dock at ports in India in the coming days.
The commander added that the naval fleet has recently visited ports in Sri Lanka and Indonesia.
The Iranian Navy's 33rd flotilla comprises Martyr Naqdi destroyer and Bandar Abbas logistic warship.
Admiral Sayyari also hailed the launch of the country's new homegrown destroyer "Damavand" which officially joined the naval fleet on March 9.
"Damavand destroyer is the outcome of coordination between science and technology," he said, adding that the country's Armed Forces and the Navy are proud of it.
Damavand is a 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 aerial, surface and sub-surface targets simultaneously.