Oyashio-class submarine

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Japanese Submarine Oyashio SS590.JPEG
Oyashio at Pearl Harbor in 2006
Class overview
Name: Oyashio (おやしお, Oyashio Current)
Builders:
Operators:  Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Preceded by: Harushio class
Succeeded by: Sōryū class
Built: 1994–2008
In commission: 1998–
Planned: 11
Completed: 11
Active: 9 (2 converted to training ships)
General characteristics
Type: Attack submarine
Displacement:
Length: 81.7 m (268 ftin)
Beam: 8.9 m (29 ftin)
Draught: 7.4 m (24 ftin)
Propulsion:
  • Diesel-electric
  • 2 Kawasaki 12V25S diesel engines
  • 2 Kawasaki alternators
  • 2 Toshiba motors
  • 3,400 hp (2,500 kW) surfaced
  • 7,750 hp (5,780 kW) submerged
Speed:
  • 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) (surfaced)
  • 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph) (submerged)
Complement: 70 (10 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Sonar: Hughes/Oki ZQQ-6 hull-mounted sonar, flank arrays, 1 towed array
  • Radar: JRC ZPS 6 I-band search radar.
Armament:

The Oyashio class is a series of Japanese diesel-electric attack submarines operated by the JMSDF. The submarines entered service in the late 1990s. The submarines are larger than the earlier Harushio class, to provide space for a flank sonar array.

Boats[edit]

There are a total of 11 boats in the class - the last boat was commissioned in 2008. Oyashio, Michishio, and Kuroshio share their names with World War II destroyers Takashio shares a name with a third set of Yūgumo-class destroyers, of which none were built.

Project no. Building no. Pennant no. Name Laid down Launched Commissioned Shipyard  Note
S130 8105 SS-590/
TSS-3608
Oyashio (おやしお) 26 January 1994 15 October 1996 16 March 1998 Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation, Kobe[1] Converted to training submarine (TSS-3608) on 6 March 2015
8106 SS-591 Michishio (みちしお) 16 February 1995 18 September 1997 10 March 1999 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe Converted to training submarine (TSS-3609) on 27 February 2017
8107 SS-592 Uzushio (うずしお) 6 March 1996 26 November 1998 9 March 2000 Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation, Kobe
8108 SS-593 Makishio (まきしお) 26 March 1997 22 September 1999 29 March 2001 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe
8109 SS-594 Isoshio (いそしお) 9 March 1998 27 November 2000 14 March 2002 Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation, Kobe
8110 SS-595 Narushio (なるしお) 2 April 1999 4 October 2001 3 March 2003 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe
8111 SS-596 Kuroshio (くろしお) 27 March 2000 23 October 2002 8 March 2004 Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation, Kobe
8112 SS-597 Takashio (たかしお) 30 January 2001 1 October 2003 9 March 2005 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe
8113 SS-598 Yaeshio (やえしお) 15 January 2002 4 November 2004 9 March 2006 Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation, Kobe
8114 SS-599 Setoshio (せとしお) 23 January 2003 5 October 2005 28 February 2007 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe
8115 SS-600 Mochishio (もちしお) 23 February 2004 6 November 2006 6 March 2008 Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation, Kobe

Pictures[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saunders, Stephen (2004). Jane's Fighting Ships 2004-2005. Jane's Information Group. p. 384. ISBN 0-7106-2623-1. 

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