Azerbaijan, Baku, 17 March / Trend D. Khatinoglu/
Iran's Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said that Iran planned to build and launch new submarines and drones in Caspian Sea, Fars News Agency reported.
He announced Iran's protest against presence of foreign troops in Caspian Sea, saying Iran ready to form common military forces with Caspian Sea lateral countries to protect region's security.
Vahidi's statement came after Iran launched a destroy in Caspian Sea on March 17.
The "Jamaran 2" destroyer produced by the Iranian navy is delivered to the Iranian navy in the Caspian Sea on Sunday.
The Jamaran 1 destroyer was delivered to the Iranian navy in the Persian Gulf in February 2010. It is designed and manufactured by Iranian specialists.
Jamaran is able to fight with submarines, aircraft and enemy ships. Moreover, the destroyer has a helipad.
According to Iranian media, the Jamaran 2 destroyer was produced with the use of next-generation technology. This is an improved version of the Jamaran-1 destroyer.