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Iranian Navy will replenish diesel-powered submarines Fateh and frigate Sekhend

Next week, Iran will host a ceremony of handing over to the naval forces of the submarine Fateh and the frigate Sehend (also called a destroyer in the local press), reports Mil.Press FlotProm.

Iranian Navy will replenish diesel-powered submarines Fateh and frigate Sekhend

According to Iranian commander fleet Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzvyad, the latest diesel-electric submarines will definitely be an unpleasant surprise for the enemies of the Islamic republic. What exactly is the surprise, the commander did not specify.

According to the resource, the construction of the boat began back in 2011 year. Completion of construction was originally planned for 2014 year. Then the dates were postponed to 2016 year, but the construction process was delayed by another 2 year. The reasons for which the deadlines were broken were not voiced by the Iranian Ministry of Defense.

The Fatech diesel-electric submarines has a displacement of about 600 tons, its length is 48 meters, and the depth of the dive is more than 200 meters. Speed ​​under water - up to 14 knots, power reserve - 3,6 thousand miles. Armed with torpedoes and mines.

"Sehend" - the fifth serial ship class "Movj." According to data from open sources (not officially reported), launched in 2012 year. Its length is about 100 m, displacement is 2,5 thousand tons. Speed ​​- up to 30 nodes. Crew - 140 man. The ship is equipped with nationally developed anti-aircraft and anti-ship missiles, 324 mm caliber torpedoes, artillery complexes. Space is provided for a Bell 214 type helicopter.
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  1. Machito
    Machito 23 November 2018 15: 20
    The submarine is useful in case of American aggression to block the Strait of Hormuz.
    1. Borik
      Borik 23 November 2018 15: 39
      Borodach (Borodach) Today,
      The submarine is useful in case of American aggression to block the Strait of Hormuz.

      What can she block? Mattress covers will not take it into account. 600 tons, this is the displacement of the Soviet "Pike"
      1. irazum
        irazum 23 November 2018 15: 44
        If this submarine was the length of the strait, then it would overlap the strait in the literal sense. In another way.
      2. Mountain shooter
        Mountain shooter 23 November 2018 16: 15
        At one time, both Pike and U-bots of similar dimensions made a lot of noise in the oceans.
        What difference does a tanker have, what size boat will put a full-sized torpedo into it? A small boat is easier to hide in the narrow strait ...
  2. irazum
    irazum 23 November 2018 15: 46
    And what about "national development"? Have they patented the slingshot in Iran?
    1. donavi49
      donavi49 23 November 2018 17: 30
      Cannon - Melara semi-licensed.
      RCC - Noor, a licensed version of the Chinese C-802, which was made with the active borrowing of Exocet's solutions.
      SAM - 2 PU Standard-1, the launch of rockets was launched not so long ago, on the line still partially delivered to Shah, partially they themselves / purchased / replaced the missing equipment.

      Here is the previous ship of this type.
  3. edvardmiloslavsky
    edvardmiloslavsky 23 November 2018 16: 15
    our fathers and grandfathers also started with scooters and "scarecrows" .. grew up already launched "Burans" and "Ruslans" with "Voyevods". who seeks will always find.
  4. Zina389
    Zina389 23 November 2018 17: 49
    and they’re all like grandfathers, with beards and dresses. The old man Saddamych lasted a month and a half. Let's see how long these last. Meanwhile, oil fell by 20% ...