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KD Tun Abdul Razak

Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine

Malaysia is one of four national powers to have procured the French-originated Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 8/9/2017
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Year: 2009
Ships-in-Class: 19
Named Ships: 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)
Complement: 31
Length: 218 ft (66.45 m)
Width: 20 ft (6.10 m)
Height: 19 ft (5.79 m)
Displacement (Surface): 1,670 tons
Propulsion: Diesel-Electric Propulsion; Battery service for submerged travel; 1 x Shaft.
Speed (Surface): 20 kts (23 mph)
Range: 5,648 nm (6,500 miles; 10,461 km)
Operators: Malaysia


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