Malaysia is one of four national powers to have procured the French-originated Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine.
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Ship Class [ Scorpene-class ] Ships-in-Class [ 19 ] : Carrera (SS-22); O'Higgins (SS-23); KD Tunku Abdul Rahman (Malaysia); KD Tun Abdul Razak (Malaysia); Unnamed Indian Navy (S50); Unnamed Indian Navy (S51); Unnamed Indian Navy (S52); Unnamed Indian Navy (S53); Unnamed Indian Navy (S54); Unnamed Indian Navy (S55); Riachuelo (S40) (Brazil); Humaita (S41) (Brazil); Tonelero (S42) (Brazil); Angostura (S43) (Brazil)
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
218 ft (66.45 m)
Width / Beam:
20 ft (6.10 m)
Height / Draught:
19 ft (5.79 m)
Diesel-Electric Propulsion; Battery service for submerged travel; 1 x Shaft.
20 kts (23 mph)
5,648 nm (6,500 miles; 10,461 km)
6 x Alenia Whithead Black Shark Torpedoes in bow tube launchers.
Aerospatiale SM39 Exocet anti-ship surface-to-surface missiles.
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