JDS Oyashio (SS-511)
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 Kawasaki V8V22/30MATL diesel-electric configuration developing 2,700 horsepower surfaced and 5,960 horsepower submerged.
(11,800 miles | 18,990 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
4 x 533mm (21") torpedo tubes (bow-facing)