Diesel-electric submarine JS Shōryū (SS 510)

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Classification

Submarine class:
Type:
Submarine: Attack submarine

Basic information

Namesake:
Mythological creature
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Measurements

Surface displacement:
2900 t
Submerge displacement:
4200 t
Length:
84 m
Beam:
9.1 m
Draft:
8.5 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 1 * shaft
  • 2 * Kawasaki 12V 25/25 SB-type diesel engines diesel-electric
  • 4 * Kawasaki Kockums V4-275R Stirling engines — up to Shōryū
  • 3,900 hp (2,900 kW) surfaced
  • 8,000 hp (6,000 kW) submerged
Surface speed:
13 knots
Submerge speed:
20 knots
Surface range:
AIP endurance (est.): 6100 nautical miles (11297.2 km; 7060.75 miles) at 6.5 knots (12 km/h; 7.48 mp/h)
Test depth:
250 m
Operating depth:
500 m

Crew

Complement:
65

Combat assets

Electronics:
  • ZPS-6F surface/low-level air search radar
  • Hughes/Oki ZQQ-7 Sonar suite:
  • 1 * bow-array
  • 4 * LF flank arrays
  • 1 * Towed array sonar
  • ZLR-3-6 ESM equipment
  • 2 * 3-inch underwater countermeasure launcher tubes for launching of Acoustic Device Countermeasures
Armament:
  • 6 * HU-606 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes with 30 reloads for:
  • 1) Type 89 torpedo
  • 2) Harpoon (missile)
  • Mines
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