Iranian submarine Fateh being tested

Iranian submarine Fateh being tested

Iran’s military submarine Fateh (Conquerer) has been put through tests for final results, the country's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said.

The defense minister said the Iranian submarine is undergoing tests, whose results will determine when the vessel would enter service, Tasnim News reported.

The 527-ton Fateh submarine is considered a semi-heavy undersurface vessel whose weigh at depth increases to 593 tons. The submarine is equipped with an advanced sonic radar system for identifying enemy vessels and uses a missile defense system.

The Iranian Navy is now equipped with a full range of light, semi-heavy and heavy submarines.