Iran’s Navy on Friday took the delivery of the first indigenously designed and developed guided missile destroyer Jamaran in the presence of the leader of the Islamic Ummah and Opressed People Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
The Mowdge Class vessel has a displacement of around 1,420 tonnes and is equipped with modern radars and electronic warfare capabilities.
Jamaran, a multi-mission destroyer, can carry 120-140 personnel on board and is armed with a variety of anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles.
It has a top speed of up to 30 knots and has a helipad.
The vessel has also been equipped with torpedoes and modern naval cannons. The destroyer’s launch marks a major technological leap for Iran’s naval industries.
More ships in its class are under construction.