Sauro IV Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1993 Total Production: 2 Also Known As:Primo Longobardo Origin:Italy Corporations: Fincantieri
Parent System:Sauro Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1980 Total Production: 8 Family Members:Sauro I and Sauro III
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Description: The Sauro IV-class coastal submarines are the last derivative of Italian Sauro submarines featuring improved sonar system and greater displacement than previous models.
The Italian Navy is currently evaluating the possibility of installing sub-Harpoon anti-ship missiles on these submarines.
Sauro IV Specifications
Number of Weapons: 12
Torpedo Tubes: 6 Dimensions Beam: 6.80 meter (22.3 foot)
Length: 66 meter (218 foot) Performance Max Operating Depth: 500 meter
Max Range: 500 kilometer (270 nautical mile) Power Power: 3,400 shp (2.54 MW) Speed Top Speed Submerged: 10.3 mps (20.0 knot) Weight Displacement Submerged: 1,860 ton
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