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Type 093

The ONI new Type 93 SSN will be similar to Russian second generation designs such as the Victor III. The launch of the initial unit of this class from the Bohai Shipyard is expected around the year 2000. As with the Song SSK, the new submarine will incorporates a hydrodynamically efficient hull form, a single shaft and a highly skewed 7-bladed propeller. The Type 09-3 it is expected to deploy submerged-launch anti-ship cruise missiles, possibly a follow-on to the C801s, as well as the projecte Land Attack Cruise Missile.


Displacement ton
Length m
Beam m
Drought m
Speed knots dive
Missiles LACM
Torpedoes 6 - 533 mm bow tubes

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Originally created by John Pike
Updated Wednesday, June 10, 1998 8:31:18 PM