Iranian Navy – Landing Ships

Landing Ships

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Hengam class Landing Ship Tank LOA 305′ TDISP 3,000 tons (4 active, service since 1974)

DN-SN-89-01507
The tank landing ship IRIS Hengam underway, 1988 [Detail of]. NARA: USN Official 330-CFD-DN-SN-89-01507.

IRIS Larak 512 (1974)

Iran Ajr Class LST 176′ LOA TDISP 2,275 tons (5 built for Iran in Japan, 3 sunk, service since 1979) used for mine-laying

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An aerial view of the captured Iranian mine-laying ship IRIS Iran Ajr with a US Navy landing craft alongside, Sep. 1987, before it was scuttled. NARA: US Navy Official 330-CFD-DN-SC-87-12582 (PH3 Henry Cleveland)

Fouque Class Landing Ships LOA 121′ TDISP 275 tons (2 active, service since 1992)

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