Iran tests Ajdar underwater missile during wargames
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 27 / Trend, S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Iran has successfully tested the Ajdar underwater missile during the "Velayat 90" Naval war game, Deputy Commander of the IRI Navy Admiral Seyyed Mahmoud Mousavi said, IRNA reported.
Mousavi also added that so far all has been going successful, according to plans.
Earlier on Dec. 22, it was reported that the Naval war games ould be staged in a large area from the east side of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf of Oman to the northern Indian Ocean, adding that in terms of intelligence, the maneuvers would cover a vast area stretching from the northern Indian Ocean to the Gulf of Aden.
It has also been announced that submarines of the Ghadir Class and other classes, warships, missile-firing destroyers, coast-to-sea missile systems, drones, and electronic warfare equipment will be tested during the exercises.
The commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the war games would be conducted in the vicinity of Oman, Yemen, Pakistan, India, and northern Somalia and would be conducted in accordance with international regulations.
The maneuvers are set to display the prowess of Iran's armed forces as well as the Navy's defensive and deterrent power and its capability to provide security for vessels sailing on the open seas.