Navy Iran August 8, 2010 adopted on armament Four new diesel-electric submarines (SSKs) class Ghadir. As told Defense News, underwater Iranian fleet increased to 11 units of such class. First Diesel-electric submarines Class Ghadir were adopted by the armament Iran in 2007 and are made based on the North Korean ship class Yono.
Earlier, the Iranian military claimed that these Diesel-electric submarines designed for operations near the coast and in shallow water, mostly in the Gulf. Boats, reported the Iranian Navy, constructed using stealth technology. Ghadir submarines owned a small mass (about 120 m) and the displacement of up to 115 tons Presumably they have two torpedo tubes and are provided in the main landing to transport, mining and exploration missions.
At this time of the Iranian submarine fleet, not including Ghadir, includes three Russian submarines pr.877 "Halibut" acquired first 1990., Also an Iranian Nahang, acquired in 2006 In 2008, Iran began building the latest submarine Qaem, capable of performing combat tasks in the open sea. Presumably, she is able to use the missiles and torpedoes.