Iran’s IRGC rolls out new missiles, naval supply ships

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is adding to its naval power, according to Iranian reports. The images of the newly equipped fast boats as well as a new support ship were broadcast on Thursday morning. Reports say that the IRGC, which runs its own branch of Iran’s navy, will receive almost 100 new patrol boats and a large ‘ocean liner,’ style support ship which was converted for naval needs.

This expands Iran’s ability to threaten countries in the Gulf and project power out to sea. Iran has two navies basically, one official navy and the IRGC navy. Iran has been trying to expand its relatively small naval power in recent years, even sending ships on long-distance voyages to Russia and South American waters…”

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