Iran’s first semi heavy missile equipped submarine unveiled

Iran’s first semi heavy missile equipped submarine unveiled

Question: Name the country whose first semi heavy missile equipped submarine has been unveiled recently?
(a) Iran
(b) India
(c) Pakistan
(d) Sri Lanka
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 17th February, 2019, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the first Iranian made semi-heavy submarine Fateh.
  • Earlier, Iran has developed a homegrown defense industry since 1992 that produces light and heavy weapons ranging from mortars and torpedoes to tanks and submarines.
  • The submarine has subsurface-to-surface missiles with a range of about 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles), capable of reaching Israel and U.S. military bases in the region.

Links:
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/iran-unveils-first-semi-heavy-missile-equipped-submarine/articleshow/68036426.cms
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/iran-unveils-semi-heavy-missile-equipped-submarine-61130630

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