GALERNA (S-70) class SS Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines


Country of Origin: Spain

These submarines were built in Spain to the French AGOSTA design with technical assistance from French shipbuilder DCN (now Naval Group). The first two were ordered on May 9, 1975; the second pair on June 29, 1977. The class was scheduled to be replaced by a second batch of four SCORPENE-class vessels to be built between 2012 and 2015, but that program has suffered significant delays. HULL: The submarines are of double-hull construction, with the sail located well forward and the forward...

 

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