Iran plans new warships

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Iran to build fast battleships cruising at 80 knots p/h: General

A senior Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic plans to start building high-speed battleships that can cruise at 80 knots (approximately 150 kilometers) per hour.

Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, the chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy, said on Thursday that Iran will start the project in the next Iranian calendar year (to begin March 21).

The commander said that Iran is fully ready to protect its maritime borders.

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