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Dosan Ahn Changho class (KSS-III) Submarine
 
 
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 07/21
Ships:
Unit Korean Name Builder Launched Commissioned STATUS
Batch I          
SS-083 ROKS Dosan Ahn Changho 도산안창호 Daewoo September 14, 2018 2020 ACTIVE
SS-085 ROKS Ahn Mu 안무 Daewoo November 10, 2020 ? trials
SS-086 ROKS Yi Dong-nyeong 이동녕 Hyundai ? ? under construction
           
Batch II          
SS-087 ROKS Lee Bong-chang 이봉창 Daewoo ? ? ordered
SS-088 ROKS ?          
           
       
Batch III          
           
 
Specifications:
 
Builders:
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), Geoje, RoK
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Ulsan, RoK

Displacement: Batch I: 3358 tons, surfaced / 3750 tons, submerged
Length:
83.5 meters (273 feet 11 inches)
Beam: 9.6 meters (31 ft 6 in)
Draft: 7.62 meters (25 ft)
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h), surfaced / 20 knots (37 km/h), submerged
Range: 10000 NMI (18500 km)
Endurance:
50 days
Crew: 50

Propulsion (Batch I):
Diesel-Electric + Fuel-cell AIP
2 x
diesel engines (3.12 MW)
4 x
Bumhan Industry PH1 PEM fuel cell each with 150 kW
1
shaft / 1 low-noise skew-back propeller
 
Armament:
6 x 21 in (533 mm) bow torpedo tubes

for
21-inch (533mm) LIG Nex1 Tiger Shark heavyweight torpedoes
and/or
UGM-84 Harpoon SSM
 
-  -  -  -  -
 
6 x Vertical Launching Tubes (VLS)
for
Chonryong Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM)
and/or
Hyunmoo Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM)
 
Systems:
LIG Nex1 Combat Management System
LIG Nex1 Hull-mounted Sonar
Thales Planar Flank Array Sonar
Hanwha Thales Mine Avoidance Sonar
LIG Nex1/STX Towed Array Sonar System
LIG Nex1 SONATA EW (integrating Indra PEGASO Radar ESM)
Sagem Optronic Surveillance System
Hanwha Thales Satellite Communication System

 
 
The Dosan Ahn Changho class submarines are the final phase of the Korean Attack Submarine program, a three-phased program to build 27 attack submarines for the Republic of Korea Navy between 1994 and 2029. The lead vessel, Dosan Anh Changho, was launched in 2018. It began sea trials in 2019 and planned to be ready for service by 2020.

Design and description:
The new class will have a submarine version of the Korean Vertical Launching System which will be able to carry up to ten indigenous "Chonryong" land-attack cruise missiles and "Hyunmoo" submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM), becoming the first submarine in the South Korean navy to have this kind of capability. It will also have many other improvements compared to its predecessors built with a greater degree of South Korean technology, especially in the later batches, which will include Samsung SDI lithium-ion batteries. Measured to displace over 3,800 tonnes (3,700 long tons) submerged during sea trials, they are the largest conventional submarines ever built by South Korea. The Batch II vessels will increase their displacement by approximately 450 t (440 long tons) (4,250 t, 4,180 long tons submerged), according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration.


KSS-III Batch II:
On 25 April 2016 there was a South Korean Congressional Hearing session held immediately after North Korea's SLBM launch, which raised some important questions about the ROK Navy's submarine capabilities to counter this threat. In response to questions whether the ROK Navy was currently developing capabilities to counter the SLBM threat, the ministry confirmed that the KSS-III Batch-II will undergo redesign process before construction (lasting until 30 December 2018) to accommodate capability upgrades. These upgrades will give the Batch-II submarines better capabilities at both attacking strategic land-based facilities and performing anti-submarine warfare. The Next Generation Submarine Project Team held a "System Functional Review" meeting on the KSS-III Batch-II submarine in late June 2017 which led to a review of the Batch-II design.

Expected changes of Batch-II compared to Batch-I:
Lengthened hull (approximately 6 m (19 ft 8 in))
Increase of VLS cells from 6 to 10
Indigenous combat system and sensors
LiB and, potentially, High-Temperature Superconductor (HTS) motor for integrated full electric propulsion system

source: wikipedia


Names:

Ahn Changho, sometimes An Chang-ho (November 9, 1878 - March 10, 1938)
was a Korean independence activist and one of the early leaders of the Korean-American immigrant community in the United States. He is also referred to by his pen name Dosan. A protestant social activist, he established the Shinminhoe (New Korea Society) when he returned to Korea from the US in 1907. It was the most important organization to fight the Japanese occupation of Korea.

Ahn Mu
no information

Yi Dongnyeong, also spelled Yi Dong-nyung (February 17, 1869 - March 13, 1940)
was a Korean independence activist. He served as the fourth (1926), seventh (1927-1930), eighth (1930-1933), tenth (1935-1939), and eleventh (1939-1940) President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea

Lee Bong-chang (August 10, 1900 - October 10, 1932)
was a Korean independence activist during the Japanese occupation of Korea. In 1932, he attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate Japanese emperor Hirohito with a hand grenade, which became known as the Sakuradamon Incident.
 
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SS-083 ROKS Dosan Ahn Changho

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SS-083 ROKS Dosan Ahn Changho

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SS-083 ROKS Dosan Ahn Changho

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SS-085 ROKS Ahn Mu

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SS-085 ROKS Ahn Mu

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SS-085 ROKS Ahn Mu
 
 
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