Iran Shows Offs Home-Made Hovercraft

Iran on Monday unveiled two indigenized hovercrafts in its Northern territorial waters in the Caspian Sea.

The Two hovercrafts were unveiled in a ceremony to mark the 36th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran (1979) at the Naval base of Bandar Anzali port city in the Northern province of Gilan, FARS news reported.

On December 1, an SRN6 hovercraft was delivered to the Iranian Navy in a ceremony in the Southern coasts of the country.

Tehran launched an arms development program during the 1980-88 Iraqi imposed war on Iran to compensate for a US weapons embargo. Since 1992, Iran has produced its own tanks, armored personnel carriers, missiles, vessels and fighter planes.

Source: ~ 2 February 2015

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