Type 209 submarine
The Type 209 is a class of diesel-electric attack submarine developed exclusively for export by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft of Germany. The original variant (Type 209/1100) was designed in the late 1960s. The class is exclusively designed for export market. Despite not being operated by the German Navy, five variants of the class (209/1100, 209/1200, 209/1300, 209/1400 and 209/1500) have been successfully exported to 13 countries, with 61 submarines being built and commissioned between 1971 and 2008.
S41 (861), a Type 209/1400mod submarine of the Egyptian Navy, during sea trials.
|Preceded by||Type 206|
|Succeeded by||Type 214|
|Type||Type 209/1500 submarine|
|Displacement||1,810 t (1,780 long tons) submerged|
|Length||64.4 m (211 ft 3 in)|
|Beam||6.5 m (21 ft 4 in)|
|Draft||6.2 m (20 ft 4 in)|
|Propulsion||Diesel-electric, 4 diesels, 1 shaft, 4,500 kW (6,100 shp)|
|Test depth||500 m (1,600 ft)|