Fateh-class submarine

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Class overview
Builders: Marine Industries Organization
Operators: Islamic Republic of Iran Navy
Building: 1
Completed: 1
General characteristics
Displacement: 527 tons (surfaced)
593 tons (submerged)
Length: 48 m (157 ft)[1]
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
Speed: 11 knots (20 km/h), surfaced;
14 knots (26 km/h), submerged
Range: 6,700 km (3,600 nmi; 4,200 mi) at 8 knots, snorkeling
Endurance: 35 days
Armament: Torpedoes (4 Torpedo Tubes), Missiles, Sea mines[2]

Fateh (Conqueror) is an Iranian designed class of semi-heavy submarines. The Iranian media reported that Fateh class subs can operate more than 200 meters below the sea surface for nearly five weeks.[3] In September 2013, the Iranian Navy announced that the first sub of this class would be launched by the end of the current Iranian year (in March 2014).,[4] according to satellite imagery first boat of the class was launched in 2013 and a second one is under construction at the Bandar Anzali Naval Base on the Caspian Sea.[5]

Submarines in the class[edit]

Submarine Launched Status
Fateh 2013 Undergoing trials

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