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10th Submarine In Inventory

10th Submarine In Inventory April 1, 2019

Japan, which accelerated its submarine construction activities recently, announced that the 10th Sōryū class submarine was officially joined the navy. The platform was named JS Shōryū (SS-510). In the ceremony held in Kobe, the submarine was assigned to the Submarine Flotilla 1 in Kure, located in Hiroshima Prefecture.

The platform, built at Kawasaki Heavy Industries, has cost around $ 502 million. The displacement of the 84-meter-long submarine is 2950 tons. The platform equipped with air-independent propulsion

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