Name : KD TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN
Builders : DCN, Cherbourg and Navantia,Cartagena
Laid down : Dec 2003
Launched : 2007Commissioned : Jan 2009
Displcement, tons : 1577 surfaced, 1711 dived
Dimensions, feet (metres) : 217.9 x 20.3 x 17.7
(66.4 x 6.2 x 5.4)
Main machinery : Diesel electric, 2 SEMT-Pielstick
12 PA4 200SM DS diesels,
1 Jeumont Industrie motor,
4700 hp (3.5 MW), 1 shaft
Speed, knots : 20.5 dived, 12 surfaced
Range, n miles : 360 at 4 kt dived, 6000 at 8 kt
Complement : 32
Countermeasures : ESM: Thales DR 3000,intercept.
Weapons control : UDS International SUBTICS.
Radars : Navigation: I-band.
Sonars : Hull mounted, active/passive search and
attack, medium frequency.
Programmes : Contract for the construction of two
submarines awarded to Armaris and
IZAR on 5 June 2002. A four-year
training programme aboard an
Agosta-70 (ex-Ouessant) is
included in the package. First steel
cut for first of class 2 December
Structure : Similar in design to the Chilean boats.
Diving depth more than 300 m (984 ft).
Options to retrofit AIP at a later date.
Operational : To be based at Sepanggar Naval
Source : Jane's Fighting Ships