TRAFALGAR (S-107) class SSN Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines


Country of Origin: Britain

This class of nuclear-propelled attack submarines is an improved version of the SWIFTSURE class with respect to speed, quieting and endurance. TRAFALGAR was ordered on April 7, 1977; TURBULENT on July 28, 1978; TIRELESS on July 5, 1979; TORBAY on June 26, 1981; TRENCHANT on March 22, 1983; TALENT on Sept. 10, 1984; and TRIUMPH was ordered on Jan. 3, 1986. HULL: The single hull is made of NQ 1 steel (similar to HY 80) and is coated with anechoic tiles to provide some measure of protection...

 

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