Iran: Navy takes delivery of optimally overhauled destroyer, military aircraft

Iran: Navy takes delivery of optimally overhauled destroyer, military aircraft

The Islamic Republic of Iran Navy has taken delivery of a number of overhauled military aircraft, swimmer delivery vehicles and a destroyer that have been modernized by the country’s specialists to meet with the world’s state-of-the-art technologies.

The equipment was handed over to Iranian naval forces during a ceremony joined by Deputy Chief of Iranian Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani and other senior military figures in Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday.

The arrivals included a Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King anti-submarine warfare helicopter, a turboprop Fokker F27 Friendship aircraft, medium-size British Hovercraft Corporation BH.7, optimized propulsion systems for Alvand destroyer as well as four newly overhauled al-Sabehat-15 swimmer delivery vehicles.

Head of Iran’s Navy Industries First Captain Siamak Pourgozazi, said the new engines installed on Alvand destroyer enjoy sophisticated safety and steering systems, and come with new generators…

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