Iran has successfully tested surface-to-sea missiles with a range of 110 kilometers (68 miles), Iranian state television reported Monday.
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Iran’s armed forces began their biggest military maneuvers Friday in national waters in the Sea of Oman and Indian Ocean, close to Pakistan. The drills involved submarines, warships, missiles, jet fighters and gunships.
On Sunday, Iran commissioned its second domestically-built submarine, a vessel that can fire missiles and torpedoes simultaneously.
I wonder if that has anything to do with this: Venezuela, Iran to explore joint operation
DEC. 9 2:55 P.M. ET Venezuela and Iran have agreed to explore setting up a joint shipbuilding operation in the South American country, Venezuela’s state oil company said Friday.
The preliminary agreement signed Monday envisions jointly building oil tankers, liquid natural gas tankers and other vessels, and training Venezuelans in shipbuilding technology. The deal was signed Monday in Caracas between Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. and Sadra Iran Marine Industrial Company, PDVSA said.