|Hai Lung-class submarine|
ROCS Chien Lung (SS-793)
|Operators:||Republic of China Navy|
|Type:||Conventional Attack Submarine|
2376 t (surfaced)
|Propulsion:||3 x Bronswerk/Stork-Werkspoor RUB 215x12 diesels; 4050 hp|
20 knots (submerged)
|Complement:||67 (8 officers)|
6 × 21" torpedo tubes
The Chien Lung class of submarine was manufactured in the Netherlands for the Republic of China (Taiwan) and is currently in service with its navy. They are a modified version of the Dutch Navy's Zwaardvis class submarine
In 2008, the Pentagon notified the United States Congress of the sale to Taiwan of 32 UGM-84 Harpoon Block II missiles, along with two weapon control systems, other associated equipment and services.
|Hai Lung (SS-793)||15 December 1982||6 October 1986||9 October 1987|
|Hai Hu (SS-794)||December 1982||10 December 1986||9 April 1988|
- "Taiwan to boost submarine force with Harpoon anti-ship missiles: Jane's". AFP. 2005-09-25. http://www.spacewar.com/2005/050925045232.0c99y2bv.html. Retrieved 2007-12-23.
- "Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States – UGM-84L HARPOON Block II Missiles". DSCA. 2008-10-03. http://www.dsca.mil/PressReleases/36-b/2008/Taiwan_08-46.pdf. Retrieved 2008-10-06.
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