PRIMO LONGOBARDO (S-524) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines


Country of Origin: Italy

The PRIMO LONGOBARDO submarines are the fourth and final batch in the NAZARIO SAURO class, sometimes known as the improved NAZARIO-SAURO class. They are an improvement on the SALVATORE PELOSI and NAZARIO SAURO classes. HULL: The subs in the class are 6 ft 6 in (2.0 m) longer and displace an additional 100 metric tons submerged compared to their predecessors. The class has a smaller hull diameter and is faster and can dive deeper. These are single-hull submarines, with a single watertight...

 

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