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Iran returned to the Navy submarine built in Russia

2017-12-08 00:00:00

Iran has renovated emergency diesel-electric submarine "Tareg" 877EKM "Halibut" Russian-built and brought her back to the fleet, the Associated Press reported citing Iranian television. It is reported that repairs were used parts produced in Iran.


In total during repairs to the submarine were replaced about 18,000 different components, including an anechoic coating, some elements of the engines, propellers and sonar. Other details about the carrying out of repairs are not specified. Also not reported exactly when the submarine was placed in dry dock to undergo repairs.

currently in service with the Iranian navy has three submarines 877EKM type Kilo according to NATO classification "Tareg", "Noor" and "Eunice". They were built "Admiralty Shipyards" in 1991-1992 and joined the Iranian Navy in 1991, 1992 and 1996 respectively.

Diesel-electric submarines 877EKM Export Capitalist Upgraded capable of speeds up to 19 knots and dive to a depth of 350 meters. CME version was designed with the operation in tropical waters. Submarines armed with six torpedo tubes 533 millimeters.

/ on materials lenta.ru /

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