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 MAN M8V40/46 8-cylinder diesel engines delivering 2,800 horsepower; 2 x BBC GG UB720/8 double acting electric motors delivering 965 horsepower.
(9,091 miles | 14,631 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
6 x 533mm (21-inch) torpedo tubes, four forward and two aft; 14 torpedoes.
1 x 105mm deck gun
1 x 20mm anti-aircraft cannon
28 x TMA mines