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Swiftsure Class (1973) Fleet Attack SSN Specification 

Crew :

116. To Swiftsure Class (1973) SSN Ships :
Displacement : 4,200 tonnes, (4,900 tonnes dived).

Dimensions :

82.9m x 9.8m x 8.5m
Range : Limited by food and crew endurance.

Armour:

n/a
Armament: 5 tubes capable of firing,
Spearfish and Tigerfish torpedoes
Harpoon Missiles
Tomahawk cruise missiles.
Sensors : Sonar including, Bow, Flank, Active intercept, and Towed Arrays.
Attack and Search Periscopes.
Collision avoidance radar.
Electronic warfare equipment.
Power plant : Single shaft PWR-1 nuclear reactor,
2 x geared steam turbines 15,000shp,
.4000bhp emergency diesel-electric plant.

Max Speed :

In excess of 30 knots dived.
To Swiftsure Class (1973) SSN :
This page last edited - 15 December, 2012.

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