Preveze Class (Type 209/T1 1400)

Operator: Turkey
Status: In Service
Number: 4
Names: S-353 Preveze 1994
S-354 Sakarya 1996
S-355 18 Mart 1998
S-356 Anafartlar 1999
General Specs
Country of origin: Germany/Turkey
Manufacturer: Designer/Licensor: Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (HDW); Builder: Golcuk Naval Shipyard
Introduced: 1994
Displacement: 1,586 tons submerged; 1,454 tons surfaced
Propulsion: Diesel-Electric
Power: 5000 SHP
Max Speed: 21.5 knots
Length: 61.2 m (200.5 ft)
Beam: 6.25 m (20.5 ft)
Draft: 5.5 m (18 ft)
Dive Depth 320 m (984.3)
Hull Material:
Fuel Capacity:
Range: 12658.5 miles (11000 nm)
Crew: 30-35
Armament: 8 x 21 inch torpedo tubes
Missiles UGM-84 Harpoon SSM
Torpedos 14 x Tigerfish torpedoes
STN Atlas DM2A4
Mines Possibly
Sonar/Sensors: CSU-81/1 Sonar suite
TAS-3 towed array
History: The TCG Preveze stayed under water for 32 days, the longest time any Turksh sub had stayed submerged, in 2011.
Turkey used the Type 209 submarines to participate in UN operations against Serbia and Montenegro to monitor shipping in 1998.


Turkey Issues RfP for Preveze-Class Submarine Modernization

Turkey plans to modernize its Preveze (Type 209/1400)-class diesel electric submarines, according to the country’s defense procurement body. The Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for the mid-life modernization work, with bidders having to respond by 22 July. Speaking to IHS Jane’s on 22 June the SSM said that […]