Japan launched an improved model of one of the best submarines in the world

The launching ceremony of the latest diesel-electric attack submarine “Taigei” was held in Japan. According to Kyodo, the event took place on Wednesday in the city of Kobe. Here is the shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries corporation.
The submarine is positioned as “the best in the world” due to the fact that it corresponds to the “Soryu” class.
It is worth noting the main advantages of this vessel:
– length 84 meters;
– less noticeable for the birthplace;
– great autonomy.The development cost $ 722 million,  MK RU reports  .After being transferred to the Navy, “Taigei” (“Big Whale”) will become the 22nd Japanese strike submarine. What weapons such a “whale” can carry is not reported.