At least 40 ships believed to have been constructed since 1991.
Traveling under the surface to search, track, and / or engage or reconnoiter areas.
Activities conducted near shorelines in support of allied activities.
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 Diesel-electric unit driving power to 1 x Shaft.
(1,740 miles | 2,800 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
2 x 533mm torpedo tubes (53-65KE torpedoes)