Skip to comments.Iran Builds Wale Class Submarine
Posted on 03/06/2007 12:10:23 PM PST by Flavius
TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iranian researchers designed and manufactured a wale-class submarine.
Project spokesman Majid Heidari Mourche Khorti told FNA that the vessel, which has passed 700 hours of operational tests and has been used in the recent 'Great Prophet' war games, has already establish its capabilities in comparison with foreign rivals.
The submarine is an advanced military vessel with various operational performances proper for the environmental conditions of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, he added.
The design and production projects have been carried out by Iranian scientists and researchers of Malik-e Ashtar Industrial University and Subsurface Research Center within a period of 10 years and in compliance with the needs of the Iranian army, the spokesman said.
Resources of over 49 academic, research and industrial centers as well as 70 scientific articles have been used during the design and production process, he further pointed out.
Stating that the home-made wale-class submarine is now ready to join the army fleet, he said that it is a vessel appropriate for the shallow and salty waters of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
We are literally buying these people the bullets they will shoot us with.
Lol! I bet it sinks for keeps! They must hope the US Navy will laugh themselves to death.
With or without the screen door?
I hope they don't forget to properly install the screen doors!!!
must type faster than me!
"Lol! I bet it sinks for keeps! They must hope the US Navy will laugh themselves to death."
You think? We've trained them. We've educated them. And I wouldn't be surprised if we haven't sold them a few secrets along the way.
Even if it's not state of the art, if they build enough of these, they can put our carriers at huge risk.
The best way to be taken by surprise by a threat is to laugh it off.
Thar she blows!
Don't we have a missile called "harpoon?"
Extra image of new Iranian submarine. Pictured lower middle of image.
Here's the new Iranian SSBN as well.
And what does Wales think about all this?
Are you referring to our purchase of oil, or something else? I didn't see any reference that we provided technical assistance. ((or Loral)
The deck does look rather dry.....
It will be nice to have something to sink.
Every one of our carriers has a nuclear sub underneath it. They would be hard pressed to get to the carrier without our sub seeing them first.
Seriously. Is there anything else that could be said about Islam? Is there anyone who's confused enough to still group it with actual religions?
Islam is what you get when an angry, half-retarded pedophile reads the Art of War.
I have full faith thet one or more of our subs have already recorded, classified, monitored every inch of it's operational tests and can sink it before their Captain can finish ordering his morning coffee.
The photo is of a Kilo. The Iranians do build subs in the 200-400 ton class. Sort of large LP tanks with electric motors.
More holes in the water for the US Navy to fill.
Is part of the Army fleet.
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