The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has taken delivery of 110 domestically-manufactured combat speedboats for maritime operations in Iran’s southern territorial waters.
The speedboats joined the IRGC Navy’s fleet during a Saturday ceremony attended by the IRGC Chief Commander Major General Hossein Salami and high-profile military figures in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas.
The speedboats are highly maneuverable, and are equipped with missile and rocket launchers as well as surveillance and reconnaissance devices.
In comments at the event, General Salami said Iran’s advanced naval vessels have high destructive power to defend the country in terms of range, speed, accuracy.
He said the construction of high-speed IRGC vessels has progressed from rocket launchers to missile launchers.
“These missiles are precision-guided and their range has increased from 10 kilometers to a strategic range that will be announced soon,” he said.
Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy, said the new…