Iranian Navy – Submarines

Submarines

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Attack Submarines (Diesel Electric)

Kilo Class LOA 230′ TDISP 3,000 tons submerged (3 built in Russia, active with Iran, service since 1992)

DN-SC-94-00800
The Iranian Navy’s second Russian-built Kilo class attack submarine en route delivery, 1993. NARA: USN Official 330-CFD-DN-SC-94-00800

Ghadir or Yono-class small submarines LOA 95′ TDISP 130 tons submerged. The North Korean built Yono boats were copied and the design adapted, becoming the Iranian indigenous built variant: the Ghadir class, of which there are about 20 in service). This information is according to H I Sutton and C E Davis’ World Submarines: Covert Shores Recognition Guide (Amazon: 1st Ed.

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