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U212 / U214 Submarines

Crew

27 (including five officers)

Vessel Type

Attack submarine

Torpedoes

Six 533mm tubes, 24 STN Atlas Elektronik DM2A4 torpedoes

Combat Data System

Basic Command and Weapons Control System (BCWCS)

Electronic Support Measures (ESM)

EADS FL1800U

Decoys

TAU 2000 torpedo countermeasures system

Radar

Kelvin Hughes type 1007 I-band navigation radar

Sonar

Atlas Elektronik DBQS-40 sonar suite and Atlas Elektronik MOA 3070 mine detection sonar

Periscopes

Zeiss Optronic SERO 14 search and SERO 15 attack

Propulsion

Diesel-electric, MTU 16V-396 diesel engine, 3.12MW, HDW / Siemens AIP (Air-Independent Propulsion) system, 300kW

Length

56m

Beam

7m

Draught

6m

Displacement (Surfaced)

1,524t

Displacement (Dived)

1,830t

Length

64m

Height

13m

Surface Displacement

1,700m³

Presure Hull Diameter

6.3m

Buoyancy Reserve

>10%

Speed (Surfaced)

12kt

Speed (Dived)

20kt

Range (at 8kt Surfaced)

8,000 miles

Range (at 8kt Dived)

420 miles

Submerged Patrol Speed of Advance

6kt

Range

12,000nm

Mission Endurance

12 weeks

Constantly Submerged

Three weeks without snorkelling

Mission Sprint Speed

15kt to 20kt

Maximum Dive Depth

400m+

Builders

Type 212 - Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW)

Operators

Type 212 - German Navy, Italian Navy
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