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Iran launches navy drill in Strait of Hormuz

Source: ISNA

Iran's Navy has launched massive drill dubbed "Velayat 90" on Saturday. The drill covers 2,000 km stretching from the east of the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf to the Gulf of Aden.

Iran's Jamaran destroyer
Iran's Jamaran destroyer (file photo)

The exercise which began Saturday is scheduled for 10 days and is to present the latest naval achivments

Iran has made important breakthroughs in its defense sector and attained self-sufficiency in producing important military systems over the past years.

Iran has repeatedly clarified that its military might is merely based on the nation's defense doctrine of deterrence and poses no threat to other countries.

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