A few months back the British military magazine Jane’s published a fascinating article about the new South Korean coastal mini-submarines. Some of them have already entered service being forthcoming construction, these boats are also offered for export (upstairs — ADV800).
Mini-boat development company Vogo have designations SDV340, ASDV800, SDV1000W and Midget200, designed for coastal defense and substitution of previously built boats class Cosmos. Submarines have lithium-ion or lithium-polymer battery, which allows them a long time under water. SDV 1000W have a length of 30 m and a displacement of 180 tons, a cruising range of 1,500 nautical miles and can carry 10 commandos in addition to the crew of 4 people. Midget Submarine 200 armed with 2 external devices for firing torpedoes languid.