TIKUNA (S-34) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines

Country of Origin: Brazil

This sub is an improved TUPI-class boat. The class was developed as an intermediate construction program between the TUPI class and Brazil's first nuclear-powered submarine program (SSN) (SNAC-2). The class is also known by the acronym SNAC-1. This design is very similar to the Turkish GUR-class submarines. A projected second unit of this class was cancelled. The construction of this submarine fell years behind schedule due primarily to financial problems: From August 2002 to August...


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