KHALID (S-137) class SS Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines


Country of Origin: Pakistan

The AGOSTA 90B design builds on the earlier AGOSTA submarine. Pakistan has two of the earlier ships in service designated the HASHMAT class. In addition to upgrades in noise reduction, hull strength and machinery automation that reduces crew size, plans called for adding an air-independent propulsion (AIP) system to the third boat. The system is designed to extend the boat's submerged range while reducing detectability. The class replaced the previously stricken HANGOR (S-131) class...

 

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