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Iran launched a new missile frigate, two hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines
 
Iran launched a new Sina 7 missile launching frigate, two BH7 "Tondar" hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines in its waters in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday November 28th on the occasion of the National Day of Navy.
Iran launched a new Sina 7 missile launching frigate, two BH7 "Tondar" hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines in its waters in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday November 28th on the occasion of the National Day of Navy.
 
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Naval Forces News - Iran
 
 
 
Iran launched a new missile frigate, two hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines
 
In a ceremony attended by Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari in Iran's Southern port city of Bandar Abbas, hovercrafts BH7 which had been overhauled by local experts and SRNX whose Iranian name is Tondar (Thunderbolt) and has been manufactured through indigenized technology joined the Navy's fleets in Iran's Southern waters.
     
Iran launched a new Sina 7 missile launching frigate, two BH7 "Tondar" hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines in its waters in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday November 28th on the occasion of the National Day of Navy.

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said earlier in September that the hovercraft has been designed and developed by Iranian experts in two models for combat and transportation missions
     
Iran unveiled the highly advanced home-made Tondar which can launch missiles and serve as launch pad for drones in a ceremony earlier this month.

Addressing a ceremony to unveil the hovercraft at the time, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said that the hovercraft has been designed and developed by Iranian experts in two models for combat and transportation missions, and that the combat model is called 'Tondar'.
     
Iran launched a new Sina 7 missile launching frigate, two BH7 "Tondar" hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines in its waters in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday November 28th on the occasion of the National Day of Navy.

Iran launched a new missile launching frigate, two hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines in its waters in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday (Note the Russian made Kilo class submarines in the background)
     
Vahidi further announced that Tondar can be equipped with different types of weapons produced by the Iranian defense industries, including rockets, guns and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
     
Iran launched a new Sina 7 missile launching frigate, two BH7 "Tondar" hovercrafts and two Qadir class light submarines in its waters in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday November 28th on the occasion of the National Day of Navy.

Also on Wednesday 28th, the hull of a Sina-7 missile-launching frigate was launched in a ceremony in Iran's Southern port city of Bandar Abbas this morning on the occasion of the National Day of Navy
     
The minister said that Tondar can be used for "coastal patrolling, as a command vessel, offensive reconnaissance operations, mid-range amphibious missions, asymmetric defense, as a personnel and equipment carrier for logistical support for islands and coastal areas or as a sea ambulance for relief and rescue missions".

He further added that the new hovercraft will increase the combat and reconnaissance capabilities as well as the mobility of the Iranian Armed Forces.

From: Fars News Agency