Fresh photos of a well-kept secret, the South Korean CE3F three-man SDV.
A three-man derivative of the CE2F, this type is only known to have been supplied to South Korea where it complemented earlier CE2F deliveries. It is possible that all or some of the construction took place locally. The craft is possibly also known as the X-1 SDV. Relatively little is known about this type but it is easily recognized by the lattice cover over the perspex canopies.
Length: 8.1m (versus 7.6m for CE2F)
Hull Diameter: 0.80m (same as CE2F)
Height: 1.5m (same as CE2F)
Operating depth: 30m
Speed: 5kts (max), 3.5kts (cruise)
Range(Cruise Speed): TBC (35-45nm)
Crew: 3(2 Divers)
Control Mode: GPS. OAS, Echo Sounder, Elec. compass for Navigation Platform Control, Way point Platform Situation, Memo, Comms
The ultimate book of Special Forces subs Covert Shores 2nd Edition is the ONLY world history of naval Special Forces, their missions and their specialist vehicles. SEALs, SBS, COMSUBIN, Sh-13, Spetsnaz, Kampfschwimmers, Commando Hubert, 4RR and many more.
Check it out on Amazon
Older images only showed the canopy section:
More info on Vogo 'Chariot' SDVs (SDV-300, SDV-340...)