Iran launches stealth destroyer in Gulf
Iran yesterday unveiled a new high- tech warship, with radar-dodging stealth devices.
The Sahand destroyer, which can stay at sea five months without resupplies, will be based at Bandar Abbas on the Gulf.
It has a f light deck for hel icopters , torpedo launchers, anti-aircraft and
September. She won two golds and a bronze for Scotland as a teen at the2010Commonwealth Games and a silver and bronze at Glasgow 2014. Their mum Shirley is Scotland’s most decorated woman in Commonwealth Games history. She won a gold, a silver and two bronze medals. Dad Donald twice struck gold at the Commonwealth Federation Championships and competed in the 2002 Commonwealth Games before becoming a coach.
He said: “We’ve been using the firing range at Edinburgh University since Meadowbank closed but it’s only 25m. Seonaid needs a 50m range. The only place in the UK that is suitable is in Wigan.
“There’s funding available but we really need someone kind enough to let us use a suitable indoor venue at a good price.
“We have the training equipment, which could be transported and make the area safe.
“Seonaid needs to get proper training for Tokyo.
“Somewhere on the east coast would be ideal but anything in the west or central belt would be appreciated, too.”
Brit ish Shoot ing said: “It ’ s important that Seonaid has the local training venue provisions required to support her Tokyo 2020 preparations.” anti-ship guns, surface-tosurface and surface-to-air missiles and electronic warfare capabilities.
The warship could increase tensions with the US as president Donald Trump pulled out of an international agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme in May and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.
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