Feb 23, 2019, 6:45 PM
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Iran launches torpedo in Velayat-97 wargame

Bandar Abass, Feb 23, IRNA – Iran's Tareq and Qadir submarines launched electric and Valfajr torpedoes in the second day of Velayat 97' wargame which is underway in the Sea of Oman on Friday.

During the military drills, Tareq submarine launched electric torpedo and Qadir fired Valfajr.

Meanwhile, a SH helicopter launched Mark-46 torpedo.

More than 100 of the Navy fleet, including different kinds of destroyers, missile launching vessels, logistic navies, light and heavy submarines, hovercrafts, fixed wing aircrafts, and helicopters have participated in the parade.

The parade covers an area of more than two million square kilometers east of Hormuz Strait, Oman Sea and north of the Indian Ocean (up to 10 degrees) and the participants in the parade exercise defense and air defense tactics to safeguard the territorial waters, while hoisting banner of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Earlier, Deputy Commander of the Islamic Republic Army for Coordination Affairs Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Iranian army is vigilantly monitoring all threats in the region.

Threats have always existed against Iran, he said, stressing that the important fact is the armed forces’ capabilities and readiness for confrontation and deterrence.

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