YUAN ZHENG 64 (364) class SS Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines

Country of Origin: China

The KILO class is a modern diesel-electric submarine built in Russia and exported to a number of countries with considerable success. The hull form is similar to the U.S. ALBACORE (AGSS-569) teardrop design, and is double-hulled. China operates two variants of the KILO-class submarine, or YUANG ZHENG class -- the Type 636 and Type 877EKM. The Type 877EKM submarines of this class were originally built for export to a former Warsaw Pact navy (probably Poland) and subsequently canceled....


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