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Näcken 1979 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Näcken Näl 561/383 Kockums, Malmö 11/1972 17/4/1978 25/4/1980 to Denmark 8/2001 (Kronborg)
Najad Naj 562/384 Örlogsvarv Karlskrona 9/1973 6/12/1978 5/12/1980 decommissioned 1999
Neptun Nep 563/385 Kockums, Malmö 3/1974 13/8/1979 26/6/1981 decommissioned 1998


Technical data


Displacement standard, t980
Displacement normal, t

1030 / 1125

Length, m

44.0 wl 49.5 oa

Breadth, m

5.70

Draught, m

4.10

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 MTU 16V652 MB diesel-generator, 1 ASEA electric motor

Power, h. p.

1800 / 1500

Max speed, kts

10 / 20

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

6 - 533 TT (bow, 8 Tp 61B or Tp 613 or mines), 2 - 400 TT (bow, 4 Tp 422 or Tp 431), mines

Electronic equipmentTerma radar, CSU-83 sonar suite (DBQS-21, FAS-3-1), AR-700-S5 ECM suite, IPDS CCS
Complement

19

Diving depth operational, m300


Standard scale images


<i>Najad </i>1990
Najad 1990


Graphics


<i>Näcken</i> 1979 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Näcken 1979 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Ship project history


Voted 1972, contracted 22/3/1973. Submarines were built jointly by Kockums and Karlskronavarv, Näcken and Neptun were launched by cranes.. They had Kollmorgen periscopes, two decks and 'tear-drop' hull shape. Data Saab IPDS system used two Censor 932 computers to give engine and tactical information. Attack submarines, A14 type.

Modernizations


11/1988-4/1989, Näcken: AIP propulsion was installed (1030/1300t, 57.5x5.70x4.10m, additionally to main machinery 2 Stirling V4-275 AIP generators, 200hp, endurance submerged can be 14 days)

Naval service


Näcken was transferred on leasing to Danemark as Kronborg, returned in December 2014 but Swedish navy refused her recommission and she was laid up till scrapping in 2015-2016.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.