'Velayat 97' naval drill enters its second day
The great naval military exercise 'Velayat 97' entered it's second day with surface, sub-surface, and aerial units displaying their might in the Sea of Oman and Northern Indian Ocean.
The newest additions to the Iranian fleet, the recently unveiled Fateh submarine and Sahand destroyer take part in the drills, which are being held in an area of over two million square kilometers: from the east of the Strait of Hormuz to the Gulf of Oman and the northern parts of the Indian Ocean, down to the 10-degrees latitude, Iran Press reported.
A spokesman for the naval exercises, Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviyani said, 'Velayat-97' naval exercises are carried out in a vast area which covers the Strait of Hormuz and the Sea of Oman to the Indian Ocean. 101/211/202