Iran’s new destroyer Dena to enter service by February 2020

A new destroyer named “Dena” will join the Iranian military in February, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Friday (29th November) during his speech at Iran’s Navy Day.

In his speech, Khanzadi has stated that Islamic Republic has entered the field of naval industry by emphasizing the naval equipments built domestically like guided missiles launched from submerged submarines and “Moudge-class” destroyers.  

Khadzi also referred to other indigenous destroyers of Jamaran, Damavand, Sahand, Fateh, underlining that the presence of the Iranian naval forces in international waters will strengthen by joining of a new generation of domestically-made military equipment in order to show the development on Iranian defence industry.