Oyashio-class submarine

RBJ
1 year ago
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Builder:
Type:
Planned:
11
Completed:
11
Commissioned:
Complement:
70
Displacement:
2750 t
Submerged displacement:
4000 t
Length:
81.7 m
Beam:
8.9 m
Propulsion:
  • Diesel-electric
  • 2 * Kawasaki 12V25S diesel engines
  • 2 * Kawasaki alternators
  • 2 * Toshiba motors
  • 3,400 hp (2,500 kW) surfaced
  • 7,750 hp (5,780 kW) submerged
Speed:
12 knots
Submerged speed:
20 knots
Electronics:
  • Hughes/Oki ZQQ-6 hull-mounted sonar
  • Flank¬†arrays
  • Towed array sonar
  • JRC ZPS 6 I-band search radar
Armament:

6 * HU-605 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes with 20 reloads for: 

  • Type 89 torpedoes
  • UGM-84 Harpoon

The Oyashio class is a series of Japanese diesel-electric attack submarines operated by the JMSDF. The submarines entered service in the late 1990s. The submarines are larger than the earlier Harushio class, to provide space for a flank sonar array.

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