Iran launched an indigenous destroyer, which state media claims has stealth properties, at the Bandar base in the Persian Gulf on Saturday.
Sahand is equipped with a helicopter deck, torpedo launchers, and anti-aircraft and anti-ship weapons, among other features.
In a meeting with naval commanders last week, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khameneisaid that the country should enhance its military capability and preparedness.
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