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Rahav 2014

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
תנין [Tanin]     HDW, Kiel, Germany + Nordseewerke, Emden, Germany   19.2.2012 9/2014 in service (2019)
רהב [Rahav]     HDW, Kiel, Germany + Nordseewerke, Emden, Germany   6.3.2013 1/2016 in service (2019)
דרקון [Drakon]     HDW, Kiel, Germany   2016 2020 building (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement normal, t

2050 / 2400

Length, m

68.6

Breadth, m

6.70

Draught, m

6.20

No of shafts

1

Machinery

3 MTU 16V396 SE84 diesel-generators, 1 Siemens electric motor // BZM120 AIP system

Power, h. p.

2400 / 5000 / 160

Max speed, kts

11 / 20

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)8000(8) (snorkel) / ~1500(4)
Armament

4 - 650 TT (bow), 6 - 533 TT (bow, 16 DM-2A3, inc. Turbo Popeye CruM (~2 Turbo Popeye), Sub-Harpoon SSM (~4 UGM-84C))

Electronic equipmentElta radar, CSU90 (DBQS-21D + AN5039A1) sonar suite, FAS-3, PRS3-15 sonars, Timmex 4CH(v)2 ECM suite, Torbuster decoy launcher, Israeli CCS
Complement

35 + 20 combat swimmers

Diving depth operational, m380


Standard scale images


<i>Tanin </i>2015
Tanin 2015


Graphics


<i>Rahav </i>2014
Rahav 2014


Project history

Dolphin 2 class. Ordered in 2006 (first two) and 2012 (third). Enlarged Dolphin with many technologies used in German Type 212 and Israeli missiles and combat control system. Equipped with swimmer lockout facilities in the sail and boat stowage for eight special forces personnel. Torpedo tubes are arranged in two horizontal rows with 650mm tubes outboard. At least one 650mm tube can be used for swimmer exit and ingress, torpedoes are launched from 650mm tubes by means of liners. May be carry Triton ant-helicopter missiles.

Modernizations

2011-2012, al: + Torbuster decoy launcher

Naval service

No significant events.