Dena destroyer, Shahin minehunter join Iran’s Navy

Tehran (ISNA) – Advanced Dena destroyer and home-grown Shahin minehunter were unveiled on Monday at the order of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and through video conference and they joined the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy.

The ceremony was also attended by Iranian top military officials including Iranian Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Iran’s Army Chief Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi as well as Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi.

Designed and built by Iranian experts at Iran’s Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics, Dena destroyer is a Mowj-class vessel equipped with advanced systems. It weighs more than 1300 tons and is able to sail long distances in the seas and oceans. The destroyer has the ability to search, detect, monitor, confront and, if necessary, destroy any aerial, land, and subsurface threats.

Shahin minehunter is manufactured by Iranian young experts and it can detect and neutralize various types of sea mines.

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