|Photographer:||Arne Luetkenhorst [View profile]||Title:||NRP Arpao S161||Added:||Jun 15, 2009|
|Kiel HDW GmbH (TKMS) Synchro Lift 2009/06/15
New portugese Class Type U-209PN to be delivered to portugese navy in 2010
The new submarine has a combined diesel-electric and fuel cell propulsion system. Equipped with ultra-modern sensors and an integrated Command and Weapon Control System, it is optimally suited to its future reconnaissance and surveillance tasks.
The contract for the two submarines was signed in 2004 between the Portuguese State and the German Submarine Consortium (GSC).
Length overall approx. 68m, Height approx. 13 m
Displacement approx. 1,850 t, Complement 32