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Romeo-class submarine - Specifications

Builders
  • Guangzhou SY
  • Bohai [Huladao] SY
  • Jiangnan SY
  • Wuchang SY
  • Construction At least 84 were built between 1960 and 1984, with some three dozen remaining extant by the late 1990s. Additionally, perhaps two dozen hulls remained extant in the reserve fleet.
    Displacement: Surfaced: 1,330-1475 tons
    Displacement Submerged 1,710-1830 tons
    Length 251 feet / 76.6 meters or
    254.5 ft (77.6 m)
    Beam 22 feet / 6.7 meters
    Draft 16.2 feet / 5-5.2 metersor
    16 ft (4.9 m)
    Propulsiondiesel engines with twin shaft propulsion
  • 2 x 37D diesel engine
  • 2 x PG-101 electric motor
  • 2 x PG-103 electric motor
  • Power 2,700 SHP
    Speed, surfaced 17.5 mph (15.2 knots)
    Underwater Speed13 knots
    Fuel Capacity
    Endurance
    Range 8,500 miles (7,400 nm) @ 9.2 knots surfaced, or
    9000 nautical miles / 9 knots (surfaced)
    Dive Depth 900 ft (270 m)
    Hull Material Double hull
    Sonar/Sensors
  • 1 x SQZ-1 integrated sonar system,
  • 1 x SQX-1 communication sonar,
  • 1 x SQC-1 reconnaissance sonar,
  • 1 x SQW-1 ray trajectory,
  • 1 x ice measuring instrument,
  • 1 x remote Noise direction finding station (additional installation on some boats later),
  • 1 x DUUX-5 low frequency passive ranging sonar (additional installation on some boats later)
  • 1 x Librascope Fire Control System
  • Periscope
  • 1 QDD-10 (707) air-to-air navigation periscope,
  • 1 QZ-10 (708) command periscope,
    later part of the boat retrofitted
  • 1 QZHA-10 (779) command periscope,
  • 1 QDYA-10 (778) multipurpose periscope
  • Electronic warfare
  • 1 921 or 921A radar reconnaissance receiver
  • 1 SQK-2 high-frequency noise jammer (installed on some boats later)
  • 1 SQK-3 low-frequency noise jammer (installed on some boats later)
  • 1 SQK-1 air curtain bomb launch system (part of the boat later)
  • Misc Systems
  • 1 x Type 353 Snoop Tray Navigation / sea search Radar
  • Fire control
  • 1 x 691 torpedo fire control system.
  • Communication
  • 2 x instantaneous ultrafast shortwave communications
  • 2 x HS-201 ultralongwave receivers,
  • 2 x ultrashortwave radio systems
  • Navigation
  • 1 gyrocompass
  • 1 hydrometer
  • 1 track plotter
  • Other systems
  • Integrated air conditioning system
  • CEO27 / 150 air compressor
  • Emergency blow-off system
  • Armament
  • 8 21 inch torpedo tubes (6 x bow; 2 x stern)
    • 14 NT-37F torpedos
    • Yu-1, to 9.2 km at 39 kt or 3.7 km at 51 kt, warhead 400 kg
      Yu-4, passive homing to 15 km at 40 kt; warhead 400 kg
  • Alternative Capability / 28 AMD-1000 mines in torpedo tubes
  • Crew 51-52
    57 (including 10 officers)



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