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Vastergotland-class Submarine

A Vastergotland-class submarine.

The Västergötland-class Patrol Submarines are a class of four submarines in the Swedish Navy. In the early 2000s, the four submarines underwent comprehensive refits, including the insertion of a new hull section with an Air-independent propulsion system equipped with Stirling engines.

SpecificationsEdit

Original SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: Diesel-Electric Patrol Submarine
  • Service Period: 1987-Present
  • Characteristics
    • Length: 159 feet 1 inch (48.49 meters)
    • Beam: 20 feet (6.1 meters)
    • Draft: 18 feet 4 inches (5.59 meters
    • Displacement: 1,180 tons (Surfaced); 1,268 tons (Submerged)
  • Crew: 24
  • Propulsion: 2 x Hedmora V12A/15 diesel engine, 1 x Jeumont-Schneider electric motor
  • Speed:
    • Surfaced: 11 knots (20.37 km/h)
    • Submerged - 20 knots (37.4 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • CSU 90-2 Integrated ASDIC sensor suite
  • Armament
    • 6 x 533mm torpedo tubes
    • 3 x 400mm torpedo tubes

Refit SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: AIP-equipped Diesel-Electric Submarine
  • Service Period: 2004-Present
  • Characteristics
    • Length: 198 feet 6 inches (60.5 meters)
    • Beam: 20 feet (6.1 meters)
    • Draft: 18 feet 4 inches (5.59 meters)
    • Displacement: 1,543 tons (Surfaced); 1,654 tons (Submerged)
  • Crew: 24
  • Propulsion: 2 x Hedemora diesel-electric engines, 2 x Kockums v4-275R Sterling AIP units
  • Speed: 20 knots (37.04 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • CSU 90-2 Integrated ASDIC sensor suite
  • Armament
    • 6 x 533mm torpedo tubes
    • 3 x 400mm torpedo tubes

Unit RunEdit

  • HSwMS Västergötland (S66)
  • HSwMS Hälsingland (S67)
  • HSwMS Södermanland (S68)
  • HSwMS Östergötland (S69)
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