Comparative Iranian & GCC Naval Platforms (2010)

This graph is part of Middle East Security Report 1: Iran's Two Navies-A Maturing Maritime Strategy

"Tracking upgrades to fast attack craft, naval armaments,and missiles will become increasingly difficult as domestic production evolves and less foreign acquisition is required. Sayyari has echoed this in October 2010: “We have domestically produced all of the selected components onboard equipment that we have acquired in the past. Today, there is no need for reaching out to others because we can sustain our fleet’s presence.”61 Fadavi announced on February 6, 2011 that Iran had the capability to construct a new line of high-speed small boats (85 knots) with missile capacity starting in March 2011.62"