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IRANIAN NAVAL FLEET HEADS TO GULF OF ADEN

TEHRAN, The Iranian naval fleet, composed of the Kharg Helicopter Carrier and Sabalan Destroyer, left the Persian Gulf for the Gulf of Aden, Tasnim news agency reported on Thursday.

The fleet will cruise the Indian Ocean to the south, to arrive at the Gulf of Aden and Bab el-Mandeb Strait.

This is Kharg's first mission in years, after overhauled by the Iranian navy's experts and technicians.

Kharg is a helicopter carrier and supply and replenishment ship, of the Iranian navy, named after the country's Kharg Island, in the Persian Gulf.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK


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