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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

SUBMARINES

GALERNA submarines (1983-1986)

Galerna 2000

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Galerna S71 Bazán, Cartagena 5/9/1977 5/12/1981 22/1/1983 in service (2018)
Siroco S72 Bazán, Cartagena 27/11/1978 13/11/1982 5/12/1983 stricken 6/2012
Mistral S73 Bazán, Cartagena 30/5/1980 14/11/1983 5/6/1985 in service (2018)
Tramontana S74 Bazán, Cartagena 10/12/1981 30/11/1984 27/1/1986 in service (2018)

 

Displacement standard, t

1230

Displacement normal, t

1490 / 1750

Length, m

67.9

Breadth, m

6.80

Draught, m

5.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 SEMT-Pielstick 16PA4 185 diesel-generators, 1 electric motor / 1 cruising electric motor

Power, h. p.

3600 / 4600 / 32

Max speed, kn

12 / 20.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 185

Endurance, nm(kts) 8500(9) / 350(3.5)

Armament

4 - 533 TT (bow, 20)

Sensors DRUA-33C radar, DUUA-2A/B, DSUV-22, DUUX-2A sonars, ECM suite
Complement 54
Diving depth operational, m 300

   

Ship project history: French Agosta design. Two ordered in May 1975, and a second pair in June 1977. Built with some French assistance.

Modernizations: 1991, Mistral: + DSUV-62 towed sonar array

1994, Galerna: - old ECM suite; + Manta-E, ACRUX ECM suites

1995, Siroco; 1997, Tramontana: - DUUX-2A/B sonar, old ECM suite; + DUUX-5 sonar, Manta-E, ACRUX ECM suites

2000, Mistral: - DSUV-62 sonar, old ECM suite; + Solarsub towed sonar array, Manta-E, ACRUX ECM suites

2004-2005, Galerna, Siroco, Tramontana: + Solarsub towed sonar array

Naval service: Mistral was damaged during incident in June 2006 and returned to service in April 2007. Tramontana was damaged during repair at Cartagena 5/9/2007, repaired but was seriously damaged again 12/12/2008 and returned to service in September 2009.

Tramontana 2000

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