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The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy seized two US Navy combat vessels that had entered Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, capturing 10 US sailors.
Seven of the hijackers have been arrested and sent to prison, Alireza Aghajari, an Iranian prosecutor, said.
The Iranian Navy has repelled pirate attacks on a trading vessel in the Gulf of Aden.
Local experts can now design and test military boats with speeds of up to 120 knots in a naval research laboratory with a test basin.
Iran has some operational plans for broader presence in international waters, said Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari.
In Iran, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday.
The Iranian Navy has successfully tested its latest torpedo and cruise missiles on the sixth day of massive military exercises code-named Mohammad Rasoulollah in south of the country.
Two newly-overhauled SH combat helicopters and an anti-surface AB212 helicopter will soon be at the disposal of the Iranian Navy.