Iran Deploys Naval Destroyer to Secure Iranian Ships in Gulf of Aden

The ship will be accompanied by a logistical vessel and a helicopter carrier, Press TV reports

 In this file photo provided Dec. 1, 2018, by the Iranian Army, Iranian naval forces attend an inauguration ceremony for the domestically built destroyer Sahand, in Bandar Abbas, Iran
Iranian Army via AP, File

Iran has deployed a naval destroyer with long-range cruise missile systems to the Gulf of Aden to provide security for Iranian ships travelling through the region, state-run Press TV reported on Monday.

The ship will be accompanied by a logistical vessel and a helicopter carrier, Press TV reported. The channel described it as Iran's most advanced destroyer.

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