23 May 2024
Monday 13 February 2017 - 12:39
Story Code : 250915

Iran to unveil homegrown marine engine: Navy official

Tasnim A senior Iranian Navy commander said an advanced marine engine dubbed Toos, which has been manufactured by domestic experts at the countrys defense ministry, will be unveiled on Tuesday.

Managing director of Iranian Defense Ministrys Marine Industries Organization Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari pointed to an upcoming gathering on marine engines due to be held in Tehran on Tuesday and said the Toos marine engine will be unveiled at the event.

He noted that propulsion system is one of the main parts of every vessel and is of high importance.

The commander went on to say that the main objective of the conference is to present scientific achievements in the field of marine engines, collect ideas, research and scientific views of scholars, researchers and industrialists and identify existing capabilities of the country in the field.

Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the arms sphere.

Tehran has always assured other nations that its military might poses no threat to the regional countries, saying that the Islamic Republics defense doctrine is entirely based on deterrence.

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