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Arpão 2014

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tridente S160   HDW, Kiel, Germany 7.3.2005 15.7.2008 8.9.2010 in service (2019)
Arpão S161   HDW, Kiel, Germany 5.7.2006 18.6.2009 22.12.2010 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement normal, t

1840 / 2020

Length, m

67.9

Breadth, m

6.30

Draught, m

6.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 MTU 16V396 TB84GB311 diesel-generators, 1 Siemens electric motor / 2 Siemens Polymer Electrolytic Membrane fuel cells AIP, Permasyn electric motor

Power, h. p.

2700 / 8490 / 326

Max speed, kts

12 / 20

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)13000(4) /
Armament

8 - 533 TT (bow, 16, inc. Sub-Harpoon SSM (4 UGM-84) Black Shark torps, Murena MN-102 mines)

Electronic equipmentSphinx radar, CSU-90 sonar suite, ESMA-S ECM suite (UME-200 + CRS-8000), Circe torpedo countermeasure system, ISUS 90-50 CCS
Complement33
Diving depth operational, m350


Standard scale images


<i>Tridente </i>2010
Tridente 2010


Graphics


<i>Arpão </i>2014
Arpão 2014


Project history

Type 209PN, compromise between the older type 209 and more modern type 214 designs. Planned third unit was never ordered due to financial problems.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.