Iran Navy heads for Gulf

Expect reports of pirate battles and run ins with the US Navy shortly.

Iran’s 43rd Naval Fleet Sets Sail for Open Seas

The Iranian Navy’s 43rd flotilla of warships started its overseas mission in the international waters on Wednesday.

The naval fleet, comprised of Lavan logistic warship, Falakhan and Khanjar warships, equipped with missile-launchers, troop-carrier Konarak warship and the domestically-made SH helicopter, departed Iran for Pakistan and thence to the Gulf of Aden and the Bab el-Mandeb Strait.

The flotilla started its voyage after a ceremony attended by Navy Lieutenant Commander Rear Admiral Gholam Reza Khadem Bigham and some other Navy officials.

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