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.
1 x H2O diesel engine developing 550 horsepower driving power to a single shaft.
(13 miles | 21 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
1 x 3,000lb (1,360kg) contact explosive warhead