Iran—IRGC Receives New Support Ship

Fars News Agency | 11/20/2020

The Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps navy (IRGCN) has taken delivery of a new combat support ship, reports the semi-official Fars news agency (Tehran). On Thursday, the Shahid Roudaki was handed over in a ceremony attended by IRGC chief Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami and IRGC naval forces chief Rear Adm. Alireza Tangsiri. The multipurpose vessel measures 492 feet (150 m) by 72 feet (22 m) and has a displacement of about 4,000 tons, reported the War Zone website, citing local media. The...

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