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WHISKEY** (SS) class (North Korea)

Country of Origin: North Korea

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 4 WHISKEY-class SUBMARINES (SS) (Russian WHISKEY-class design)


These are Russian-built submarines that were transferred to North Korea in 1974 to replace four previous submarines of this class that had been transferred in the 1960s. They are currently used only for training and have limited diving capabilities. Of the some 235 submarines of this class built, t hese are the last in service.


All four were believed active as of June 1999, and based on the west coast of North...

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