Tehran (IP) - The Commander of the Iranian Navy has announced that the Deylaman destroyer will soon join the force in the Caspian Sea.

Iran PressIran news: Admiral Shahram Irani, Commander of the Iranian Navy, told reporters on the sidelines of a press conference on Friday: "The Caspian Sea is a sea of peace and friendship, and the joining of Deylaman destroyer to the Caspian Sea today has two main goals. The first goal is to ensure the safety of shipping, because the Caspian Sea has its own special conditions, and for this reason, there must be ships suitable for the environment of the Caspian Sea, which can always be present on the scene.

He added: "In addition, since all the naval training centers are in the north of the country, a ship should be present in the Caspian Sea to improve the training skills of the forces."

The admiral said: "The Deylaman destroyer is the latest model of the Jamaran class, but its equipment has been updated in accordance with the experiences of the 86th Fleet of the Army Navy, and it can play a role as a powerful vessel in the fields of detection and interception and rescue."

Referring to the upcoming exercises of the Army Navy, the commander of the Army-Navy added: "We have two exercises on the agenda in the South waters. A rescue and rescue exercise with Oman, in which other countries were also invited, and a sustainable security exercise, which was conducted until last year with the presence of three countries, and this year, more countries from different continents as an operating unit and an observer country will be present in this exercise. The scope of this exercise will be the northern Indian Ocean."


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