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Delivery of more than 100 High-Speed Vessels Built by Iran’s Defense Ministry to IRGC


On 28 May 2020, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps took delivery of over 100 small boats, manned torpedoes and other unconventional naval craft at its naval base at Bandar Abbas, the Iranian port at the mouth of the Persian Gulf.
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Delivery of more than 100 High Speed Vessels Built by Irans Defense Ministry to IRGC 925 001Delivery of more than 100 High-Speed Vessels Built by Iran’s Defense Ministry to IRGC (Picture source: IRNA)


In a ceremony in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas on Thursday, more than 100 new gunboats were delivered to the Revolutionary Guard's Naval Force. The ceremony was attended by Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami who said more than 95 per cent of naval boats are being manufactured in Iran now.


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Released on internet, an album depicts some photos showing delivery of more than 100 vessels in various classes to the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) naval base in Bandar Abbas on Thursday, in the presence of Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and the IRGC Commander Hossein Salami.


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The vessels are improved versions of Ashura, Tareq and Zolfaghar class boats manufactured by the Defense Ministry's Marine Industries Organization and the Revolutionary Guard's Naval Force, Tasnim News Agency reported.