Improved destroyer to join Iranian Navy soon
Commander of Iran's Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced Thursday that destroyer "Bayandor" would join the Iranian naval fleet on May 24, IRNA reported.
The warship would join the Iranian fleet after undergoing major repairs and when equipped with the latest weapons by Iranian experts.
Speaking to reporters, the rear admiral said Bayandor was improved by latest equipment including missiles, torpedoes, artillery and sonar system as well as other intelligence and communicative devices.
"Now the destroyer is ready to be used for open seas missions," Sayyari said.
Criticizing presence of foreign powers in regional waters, Sayyari said lasting peace and security would return to the region as soon as foreign troops leave the region.