Iran’s Navy test-fires new missiles amid drills

Iran’s Navy test-fires new missiles amid drills
Iran’s Navy has efficiently test-fired new domestically-manufactured missiles through the navy maneuvers underway within the strategic southern waters.

The naval drills started on Sunday throughout the Strait of Hormuz, Sea of Oman, and the northern a part of the Indian Ocean. They mark the ultimate part of the maneuvers, codenamed Velayat 95, which began earlier this month.

Throughout Monday’s workout routines, laser-guided anti-submarine Dehlaviyeh missiles have been put to check for the primary time to destroy mock hostile targets.

The newest Iranian cruise missile, named Nasir, additionally premiered through the drills.

Talking on the sidelines of the maneuvers, Iranian Protection Minister Brigadier Normal Hossein Dehqan mentioned Nasir missiles efficiently hit the designated targets following their launch.

In the meantime, Navy commandos and strategic Particular Operations Brigade practiced navy operations aimed toward defending territorial waters and the nation’s southern shoreline.

The forces used domestically-built Ra’advert boats, mounted with SPG-9 73-millimeter caliber weapons, and Azarakhsh boats, fitted with 122-millimeter caliber rocket launchers.

Additionally assessed within the drills was the “telemedicine” medical help provision system, which allows distant medical analysis.

Saying the start of the maneuvers, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari mentioned, “The purpose of the Velayat 95 drill is to improve the nation’s defensive capabilities and ship Iran’s message of peace and friendship to the regional international locations.”

The Islamic Republic has invariably asserted that its navy prowess is within the service of its protection, countering full-on overseas state-sponsored propaganda campaigns focusing on such maneuvers.

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