Iran has started to design its first nuclear submarine, semiofficial new agency Fars of Islamic Republic stated in the reported on Tuesday.
According to Fars report, deputy navy chief in charge of technical matters,
Rear Admiral Abbas Zamini, said that Iran has started the primary stages to design the first nuclear-power craft.
Further Zamini stated that Iran has created a “peaceful nuclear technology” and both have capabilities and the right to design submarine.
Iran and West are odds over nuclear program of Tehran. The United States Suspects it is ensured at developing weapons technology, a charge Iran refuses.
Iran has domestically design many small submarines over the past years. It has recently passed one of the three non-nuclear Russian Kilo-class submarines it purchased in 1990s.
According to Fars report, “Tehran’s plan to design super heavy nuclear power submarine”, Zamini said that we are in the initial phases of manufacturing nuclear submarine just right now…… now Iran has made astonishing progress in developing and gaining civilian nuclear technology for various power generation, agriculture and medical aims.
In the year of 2011, Iran has introduced a Tareq-class submarine, “Younus” which sailed alongside Tehran’s 14th fleet of into the Red sea and Gulf of Aden.