Stealth destroyer launched by Iran

Photo: Iran Press Agency

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.