New subs for Iran?

A top Iranian Navy commander says the Islamic Republic will soon launch a new domestically-manufactured submarine.

Fateh submarine will join Iran Navy fleet soon: Commander

“The Fateh (Conqueror) submarine with a 100-percent domestically-sourced technology will join Iran’s Navy and become operational soon,” Rear Admiral Siavash Jarreh, a senior advisor to the Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, told IRNA on Sunday.

He added that few countries in the world are capable of manufacturing submarines and thanks to the great efforts of Iranian experts and reliance on domestic know-how, the Islamic Republic currently enjoys such a capability along with China, the US, Russia, France and Britain.

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