Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

Soryu class Submarine - SS

 

soryu class submarine ss 501 japan maritime self defense force jmsdf unryu hakuryu kenryu zuiryu mitsubishi kawasaki kobe torpedo harpoon

 

 

Units:

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

status

SS 501 JDS Soryu

March 31, 2005

December 5, 2007

March 30, 2009

in service

SS 502 JDS Unryu

March 31, 2006

October 15, 2008

March 25, 2010

in service

SS 503 JDS Hakuryu

February 6, 2007

October 16, 2009

March 14, 2011

in service

SS 504 JDS Kenryu

March 31, 2008

November 15, 2010

March 16, 2012

in service

SS 505 JDS Zuiryu

March 16, 2009

October 20, 2011

March 6, 2013

in service

SS 506 JDS ?

January 21, 2011

2013?

2015?

 

SS 507 JDS ?

2012

2014?

2016?

 

SS 508 JDS ?

2013?

2015?

2017?

 

SS 509 JDS ?

?

?

?

 

 

BUILDERS:

SS-501, SS-503, SS-505 = Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe, Japan

SS-502, SS-504 = Kawasaki Shipbuilding, Kobe, Japan

9 units planned

 

Specifications:

Length:

84 meters

Beam:

9,1 meters

Depth / Draft:

10,3 meters / 8,5 meters

Displacement:

2900 tons (surfaced) / 4200 tons (submerged)

Speed:

13 knots (24 km/h) surfaced / 20 knots (37 km/h) submerged

Range:

6100 NM (11300 km) at 6.5 knots (12 km/h)

Crew:

65

Operational depth:

900 feet (275 meters) test depth

Propulsion:

DIESEL-ELECTRIC / air independent propulsion - AIP

2 x Kawasaki 12V25/25SB diesel engines

4 x Kawasaki-Kockums V4-275R Stirling AIP engines

2 x main electric-motors

3900 hp surfaced / 8000 hp submerged

1 shaft / 1 propeller

Armament:

6 x HU-606 21-inch (533mm) torpedo tubes for 30 Type 89 torpedoes or sub-launched UGM-84 Harpoon SSM

soryu class submarine SS 501 japan maritime self defense force jmsdf line drawing diesel electric aip air independent propulsion kawasaki kockums stirling hu-606 21 inch torpedoes type-89 ugm-84 harpoon ssm

 

SS 501 JDS Soryu

 

ss 501 jds soryu class submarine japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

 

ss 501 jds soryu class submarine jmsdf

 

js soryu ss 501 submarine japan maritime self defense force 03

 

ss 501 jds soryu class submarine jmsdf 04

 

 

SS 502 JDS Unryu

 

ss 502 jds unryu soryu class submarine japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

 

ss 502 js unryu soryu class submarine jmsdf

 

jds unryu ss 502 submarine jmsdf

 

ss 502 jds unryu soryu class submarine japan maritime self defense force 03

 

 

SS 503 JDS Hakuryu

 

ss 503 jds hakuryu soryu class submarine aip japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

 

ss 503 js hakuryu soryu class submarine jmsdf

 

 

SS 504 JDS Kenryu

 

ss 504 jds kenryu soryu class submarine japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

 

ss 504 js kenryu soryu class submarine jmsdf

 

js kenryu ss 504 soryu class submarine aip jmsdf

 

ss 504 jds kenryu submarine jmsdf 04

 

 

SS 505 JDS Zuiryu

 

ss 505 jds zuiryu soryu class submarine japan maritime self defense force jmsdf commissioning

 

 

SS 506

 

 

| seaforces.org | Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force start page |