Iranian media has claimed the Makran, which was commissioned this year, can serve as a platform for electronic warfare and special operations missions. Satellite image: Maxar Technologies handout via Reuters
Iranian media has claimed the Makran, which was commissioned this year, can serve as a platform for electronic warfare and special operations missions. Satellite image: Maxar Technologies handout via Reuters

politico | US monitoring Iranian warships that may be headed to Venezuela

  • An Iranian frigate and the Makran, a former oil tanker that was converted to a floating forward staging base, have been heading along the east coast of Africa
  • Tehran’s intent in sending the vessels in the direction of the western hemisphere remains a mystery, as does their cargo

Iranian media has claimed the Makran, which was commissioned this year, can serve as a platform for electronic warfare and special operations missions. Satellite image: Maxar Technologies handout via Reuters
Iranian media has claimed the Makran, which was commissioned this year, can serve as a platform for electronic warfare and special operations missions. Satellite image: Maxar Technologies handout via Reuters
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