The ‘green’ technology submarine U212A designed by German naval shipyard Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft, is the first of its kind of craft which is exclusively powered by the all in all advanced hydrogen fuel cell.
The boats of Class 212A excel with their capability to operate from deep submerged positions far offshore or in extremely shallow waters. They fully meet modern demands with regard to new mission profiles.
A fuel cell system for air-independent propulsion enabling the boat to spend long periods of time submerged.
A diesel generator set and high-power battery.
source Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft