SS-209 Changbogo Class Submarines



The Changbogo class submarines are Diesel/Electric propulsion submarines, built under license in South Korea, based on German Type 209-1200. ROKS Changbogo(SS-61), the first ship of this class, was launched on June 1992 by HDW at Kiel in Germany and commissioned on June 1993. The remainder were assembled at Okpo by DAEWOO from material packages transported from Germany. The second and subsequent boats were built by Daewoo Heavy Industries Co. at Koje island, South Korea. ROKS Leesunsin (SS-68), the 7th ship launched on 21 May 1998.


Specifications
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  • Length : 56 m (187.5 ft)
  • Beam : 6.25 m (20.5 ft)
  • Draft : 5.5 m (18 ft)
  • Propulsion : Diesel/Electric
  • Speed : 21.5 knots, Maximum – submerged 11 knots, Maximum – surfaced
  • Range : 7500 miles (8 knots, snorkel) 370 miles (submerged)
  • Displacement : 1100 tons surfaced. 1285 tons surmerged
  • Crew : 30 (6 officers)
  • Torpedo : 14 STN SUT mod 2 or LG Whiteshark 8 533mm/21inch Torpedo tubes
  • Mines : 28 mines (instead of torpedo)
  • Missile : SUB-Harpoon
  • Countermeasures ESM : Argo
  • Sonars : Atlas Elecktronik CSU 83
  • Weapon control : Atlas Elecktronik ISUS 83 TFCS
  • Radars Navigation : I-Band
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