Traveling under the surface to search, track, and / or engage or reconnoiter areas.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
2 x Diesel engines with electric motors driving 2 x shafts.
(16,100 miles | 25,910 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
6 x 533mm torpedo tubes (bow-facing)
1 x 140mm deck gun
1 x Floatplane Aircraft (recoverable)