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Iran leader calls for boosting of naval forces

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Wednesday for the country to boost its naval forces as a deterrent against its enemies and hailed...

Iran Signals Plan to Build Nuclear-Powered Ships

Iran has disclosed plans to develop nuclear reactors for ships, despite a deal with world powers that curtails its atomic program. The project is...

Iranian Navy Test-Fires Long-Range Qadir Cruise Missile During Drills

The Iranian naval forces for the first time tested the home-made long-range Qadir cruise missile during the wargames underway in the Sea of Oman...

Iran to Use New Mine-Sweeping System in Persian Gulf

Iran will soon put into service a new mine-sweeping system in the Persian Gulf, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Saturday, the...

Iran Launches Destroyer In Caspian Sea

Iran has launched a domestically built destroyer in the Caspian Sea. President Mahmud Ahmadinejad inaugurated the guided-missile destroyer "Jamaran-2" in the port city of Anzali,...

Iran navy launches 6-day massive exercises

Iranian Navy launched a 6-day massive drill in its southern waters on Friday, local satellite Press TV reported. The naval drills, dubbed Velayat 91,...

Iran Overhauls Russian-Built Submarine

The Iranian Navy has brought back into operation a Russian-built submarine, after major repairs with locally produced components, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting...

Iran equips marine forces with cruise missile

Iran has equipped its naval forces with a short range "cruise missile," able to hit targets in costal areas and warships within "200 kilometres...

Iran launches assault boats, warns ‘don’t play with fire’

Tehran: Iran began mass-producing two high-speed variants of missile-launching assault boats on Monday, warning its enemies not to "play with fire" as it boosts...

Iran navy equipped with four new submarines

Tehran: Iran's navy on Sunday took delivery of four new mini submarines of the home-produced Ghadir class, media reports said. The navy already owns seven...