Submarine SS-507 Jinryu Soryu-class commissioned

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Japanese Submarine SS-507 Jinryu Soryu-class commissioned


The Japanese submarine SS-507 Jinryu (じんりゅう ) JS Jinryu, SS-507) has been commissioned on 7th March 2016. It is the seventh submarine of the new Soryu-class being commissioned by the JMSDF. The approximated costs of the vessels are more than 50,000 million yen.

The submarines of the Soryu-class are very advanced and they can become the strike submarine force of other navies such as the Royal Australian Navy. They are highly ranked for stealth capabilities and very low sound signals.


Type: Attack submarine
Surfaced: 2,900 tonnes (2,854 long tons)
Submerged: 4,200 t (4,134 long tons)
Length: 84.0 m (275 ft 7 in)
Beam: 9.1 m (29 ft 10 in)
Draught: 8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)
Depth: 500m[citation needed]
1-shaft 2× Kawasaki 12V 25/25 SB-type diesel engines diesel-electric
4× Kawasaki Kockums V4-275R Stirling engines
3,900 hp (2,900 kW) surfaced
8,000 hp (6,000 kW) submerged
Surfaced: 13 kn (24 km/h; 15 mph)
Submerged: 20 kn (37 km/h; 23 mph)[1]
Range: 6,100 nm @ 6.5 knots[citation needed]
Complement: 65 (9 officers, 56 enlisted)
Sensors and
processing systems:
ZPS-6F surface/low-level air search radar
Hughes/Oki ZQQ-7 Sonar suite: 1× bow-array, 4× LF flank arrays and 1× Towed array sonar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
ZLR-3-6 ESM equipment
2× 3-inch underwater countermeasure launcher tubes for launching of Acoustic Device Countermeasures (ADCs)
6 × HU-606 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes with 30 reloads[citation needed] for:
1.) Type 89 torpedo
2.) Harpoon (missile)


sphere Soryu-class

sphere JS Sōryū SS-501
sphere JS Unryū SS-502
sphere JS Hakuryū SS-503
sphere JS Kenryū SS-504
sphere JS Zuiryū SS-505
sphere JS Kokuryū SS-506
sphere JS Jinryu SS-507
sphere JS unknown SS-508

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