Iran's Indigenous Submarine Due In Arabian Sea: Navy Official

Iran's new indigenous submarine 'Fateh' will be dispatched for missions to the Arabian Sea after its commissioning in the Iranian Navy, according to Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani.

Iran's new indigenous submarine 'Fateh' will be dispatched for missions to the Arabian Sea after its commissioning in the Iranian Navy, according to Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani.

In an exclusive interview with the Islamic Republic newsAgency (IRNA), Kaviani said that Fateh submarine was undergoing final stages of joining the Iranian naval fleet.

He expressed hope that the submarine would join the Iranian Navy by the year's end.

Fateh is the first domestically-made semi-heavy submarine of the country, the official said.

He said all the technologies installed on this highly advanced submarine were domestically-madeand indigenous.