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Iranian navy set to deploy warships in western Atlantic Ocean from March: Official


Devdiscourse News Desk Iran Islamic Rep.
Updated: 04-01-2019 15:58 IST
Iranian navy set to deploy warships in western Atlantic Ocean from March: Official

The presence of U.S. aircraft carriers in the Gulf is a security concern for Iran and its navy has sought to counter that by showing the flag near American waters. (Image Credit: Reuters)

The Iranian navy will deploy warships to the western Atlantic Ocean from March, a top commander said on Friday, as the Islamic Republic seeks to increase the operating range of its naval forces to the backyard of the United States, its arch-foe. The presence of U.S. aircraft carriers in the Gulf is a security concern for Iran and its navy has sought to counter that by showing the flag near American waters.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Iran Islamic Rep.

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