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Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2025
Total Production: 12
Total Cost: EUR€34 billion   (USD$39 billion)
Also Known As: Sea 1000
Origin: Australia and France
Corporations: Naval Group
Parent System: Barracuda
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: 18
Total Cost: EUR€42 billion   (USD$48 billion)
Family Members: Suffren Barracuda
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Description: The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A is a new class of conventionally powered submarines developed under the Sea 1000 program which was awarded to DCNS of France by the Government of Australia in April 2016. The Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A will consist of 12 boats each with a displacement submerged of roughly 4,500 tons and more than 90 meters in length. These boats may feature a sophisticated air independent propulsion (AIP) system. The Sea 1000 program represents an investment estimated at 34 billion Euro with the first boat to be delivered by the mid 2020s.

Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A Specifications

Length: 90 meter (295 foot)
Displacement Submerged: 4,500 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A News

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on 26 Apr 2016
Tuesday, April 26, 2016Royal Australian Navy Selects DCNS to Build 12 Shortfin Barracuda Submarines under Sea 1000 Program

Operators & Related Equipment


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Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A Ship Listing

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HMAS Attack-2025-
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