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Iran Making First Locally Built Submarine

Iran on Tuesday officially launched production of its first locally built submarine, a craft that can fire missiles and torpedoes at the same time, state-run television reported.Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Imani was quoted as saying “the enemy would not be able to detect the submarine.” He did not elaborate. One submarine has apparently already been built and was shown on television Tuesday, cruising at sea level. The Defense Ministry has commissioned an unspecified number of the craft that’s been dubbed “Ghadir.” Ghadir is a site in the Arabian Peninsula holy to Shiite Muslims, the overwhelming majority of Iran’s 69 million people.Full Story

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