Iran Launches 'Cruise Missile Capable' Submarine

February 17, 2019

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Agence France Presse (AFP) via France 24

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Iran launched a new submarine, called the Fateh, at a ceremony in the port city of Bandar Abbas. The 600-tonne, semi-heavy submarine is equipped with cruise missiles, torpedoes, and naval mines, and can operate more than 200 meters below sea level for up to 35 days.