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Some went under water: the Iranian destroyer Sahand crashed in the Persian Gulf

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Some went under water: the Iranian destroyer Sahand Marian-Sergey Chupak crashed in the Persian Gulf

Часть ушла под воду: в Персидском заливе потерпел катастрофу иранский эсминец Sahand

Iranian Sahand partially went under water/Collage 24 Channel

On July 7, an accident occurred with the destroyer Sahand in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. It belongs to the Iranian Navy.

Media reports that the newest destroyer, which is a Mouj-class frigate, was just undergoing repair work . Part of it went under water.

Destroyer Sahand – partially under water

Iranian information resources claim that the cause of the accident was a technical malfunction, which led to water entering the ship.

As a result, part of the destroyer went under water. The incident occurred near a repair complex near the port of Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan province.

There have been no official comments from representatives of the Iranian naval forces yet. However, local media noted that the destroyer tilted heavily during repairs at the pier and eventually fell on its side.

What is a destroyer

This is the type a warship characterized by high speed, maneuverability and versatility. The destroyer is typically used to escort other ships, protect the fleet from air and submarine attacks, and conduct strike operations. Destroyers are equipped with a variety of weapons, such as missiles, torpedoes, and artillery, and can perform missions both on the high seas and in coastal waters.

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