Spanish submarine Tramontana (S74)

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Tramontana in February 2005
Career
Name: Tramontana (S74)
Builder: Bazán, Cartagena, Spain
Launched: 1984
Commissioned: 1985
Status: in active service, as of 2010
General characteristics
Class & type: Agosta-class submarine
Displacement: 1,500 long tons (1,524 t) surfaced
1,760 long tons (1,788 t) submerged
Length: 67 m (219 ft 10 in)
Beam: 6 m (19 ft 8 in)
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) surfaced
20.5 knots (38.0 km/h; 23.6 mph) submerged
10.5 knots (19.4 km/h; 12.1 mph) submerged (snort)
Test depth: 300 m (984 ft 3 in)
Complement: 5 officers
36 men
Sensors and
processing systems:
Thomson CSF DRUA 33 Radar
Thomson Sintra DSUV 22
DUUA 2D Sonar
DUUA 1D Sonar
DUUX 2 Sonar
DSUV 62A towed array
Armament: • SM 39 Exocet
• 4 × 550 mm bow torpedo tubes
• ECAN L5 Mod 3 & ECAN Fl7 Mod 2 torpedoes

Tramontana (S74) is an Agosta-class submarine built for the Spanish Navy by Bazán at Cartagena, Spain. The submarine was launched in 1984, commissioned in 1985, and is currently active with the Spanish Navy.

On March 22, 2011, it was deployed as part of Spanish contribution to the multi-national task force enforcing UN resolution 1973 "to take all necessary measures to protect civilians under threat of attack" in Libya.[1]

References[edit]

  • Chant, Christopher (1987). A Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul. pp. 158–59. ISBN 0-7102-0720-4. OCLC 14965544. 
  1. ^ "Spanish Fighter Jets Complete First Patrol Over Libya". Bloomberg. 22 March 2011. Archived from the original on 24 March 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2011.