Tehran adds ‘aircraft carrier warship’ to Iran’s navy amid rising tensions with Washington

Iranian military

Iranian military officials claim the country has bolstered its navy with the introduction of a new warship capable of carrying aircraft, drones, helicopters, and missiles, according to a statement issued on Thursday.

The 150-meter Shahid Roudaki vessel is “ready to carry out missions,” Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said in a statement on its website.

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