NRP Tridente (S160)

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Chegada do submarino NRP Tridente à Base Naval do Alfeite.jpg
NRP Tridente in the Lisbon Naval Base
History
Portugal
Class and type: Tridente class submarine
Name: NRP Tridente
Builder: HDW
Laid down: 2005
Commissioned: 2010
Status: In active service
General characteristics
Displacement:
  • 1,700 tons (surfaced)
  • 2,020 tons (submerged)
Length: 67.7 m (222 ft)
Beam: 6.35 m (21 ft)
Draught: 6.6 m (22 ft)
Propulsion:
  • 2 generators AIP Siemens Sinavy (BZM-120); 240 KW
  • 2 diesel engines MTU 16V396 TB-94; 6,24 MW
  • 1 electric engine Siemens Permasyn; 2,85 MW
  • 1 axis
Speed:
  • 20 knots (37 km/h) submerged
  • 10 knots (19 km/h) surfaced
  • 6 knots (11 km/h) AIP system
Range: 12,000 nautical miles (22,000 km) at 8 knots (15 km/h)
Endurance: 60 days
Test depth: superior to 300 m (984 ft)
Capacity: 14 marines
Complement:
  • 33 men:
  • 7 officers
  • 10 sergeants
  • 16 sailors
Sensors and
processing systems:
Armament:

NRP Tridente (S160) is a Tridente class submarine of the Portuguese Navy.[1]

Daytona incident[edit]

In July 2016, Tridente accidentally became entangled in the fishing nets of the French trawler Daytona. Neither the submarine nor the trawler were damaged.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Francisco Galope (2010-09-08). "FOTOS: Conheça o submarino Tridente". Visão (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2012-07-19. 
  2. ^ "French trawler accidentally catches Portuguese submarine". RT International. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Nato submarine caught in trawler nets off Cornwall". BBC News. 2016-07-13. Retrieved 2017-07-03.