The Iranian navy is doing this one the hard way. The two ships in the “29th Flotilla” task group heading for the Atlantic Ocean will make their transit by the Cape of Good Hope, rather than going through the Mediterranean Sea.
According to Iranian authorities, the ships will stop in South Africa for a port visit on the way to the Atlantic.
They’re “doing it the hard way” because the Iranians don’t have a capability to do underway refueling. On the African route, Continue reading “Iranian warships take southerly route, head for South Africa”