Iranian naval fleet returns home after 67-day mission in high seas

The flotilla, comprising Sabalan destroyer and a logistic warship named Bandar Abbas, had been dispatched to the international waters to safeguard the maritime routes used by Iranian vessels, especially in the strategic Strait of Bab-el-Mandab, which links the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea.
The flotilla traveled a total of 5,100 nautical miles during its overseas journey, which also took it to Oman’s port cities of Salalah and Sultan Qaboos.
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Iranian Alvand-class frigate at sea.
Iranian Alvand-class frigate at sea.


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