Iran launched a heavy submarine of Tareq Class dubbed 'Younes' (Jonah) to East Asian waters, Iran Navy's Deputy Commander for Operations Admiral Siavash Jareh announced on Wednesday.
"The most complex military equipment technology of the world belongs to submarines. Iranian Navy is sending heavy submarine of Tareq Class in the form of the 28th fleet of the Navy to high seas of East Asia," he said.
"Conducting mission across high seas of the world is one of the requirements of changing Navy to strategic forces," Jareh said, adding Iranian Navy fleet is serving interests of Iran in high seas through continuous and mighty presence in international waters.
The fleet will berth in Mumbai and Colombo ports.
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