Question: Name the country whose first semi heavy missile equipped submarine has been unveiled recently?
(d) Sri Lanka
- 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.