SALVATORE TODARO (S-526) class SS Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines

Country of Origin: Italy

Program development on the SALVATORE TODARO class began in 1988. It is being built under a cooperative agreement with Germany signed on April 22, 1995. Four subs were formally ordered in March 1998. The third and four boats are upgraded versions of the first two. HULL : The class uses a non-magnetic Type 1.3964 austenitic steel pressure hull, 22 ft 3 in (6.80 m) diameter forward, tapering via a conical section to 18 ft 9 in (5.8 m) abaft the control room; i.e., the boats are single-hulled...


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