List of submarine classes in service

The list of submarine classes in service includes all submarine classes currently in service with navies or other armed forces worldwide. For surface combatants, see the list of naval ship classes in service.

Ballistic missile submarinesEdit

Class Builder Displacement Tonnes Operator In Service Built Under Construction Comments
Arihant Class (Project ATV)   India 7,000-9,000   Indian Navy 1 1 3
Borei-class (Project 955 Borey)   Russia 14,720   Russian Navy 3 4 4 1 outfitting [1]
Delta-class (Project 667BDR Kal'mar / 667BDRM Del'fin)   Soviet Union /   Russia 10,600   Russian Navy 9 9 0 Including 3 Delta III and 6 Delta IV
Jin-class (Type 094)   People's Republic of China 10,000   People's Liberation Army Navy 4 4 2
Ohio-class (SSBN 726)   United States 16,764   United States Navy 14 18 0 24 planned 6 cancelled
Sinpo-class (Gorae/Pongdae)   North Korea 1,650~2,000   Korean People's Army Naval Force 1 1
Triomphant-class   France 12,640   French Navy 4 4 0
Typhoon-class (Project 941 Akula)   Soviet Union /   Russia 24,000   Russian Navy 1 6 0 2 in reserve
Vanguard-class   United Kingdom 14,000   Royal Navy 4 4 0
Xia-class   People's Republic of China 7,000   People's Liberation Army Navy 1 1 0

Guided missile submarinesEdit

Class Builder Displacement Tonnes Operator In Service Built Under Construction Comments
Oscar Class (Project 949 Granit/Project 949A Antey)   Soviet Union /   Russia 19,400   Russian Navy 7 14 0 2 being modernized, 4 scrapped 1 lost at sea
Ohio Class (Tactical Trident)   United States 18,750   United States Navy 4 4 0

Nuclear-powered attack submarinesEdit

Class Builder Displacement Tonnes Operator In Service Built Under Construction Comments
Akula Class (Project 971 Shchuka)   Soviet Union /   Russia 10,700   Russian Navy /   Indian Navy 4 15 0 5 undergoing modernization, 1 leased to India[2][3]
Astute Class   United Kingdom 7,400   Royal Navy 3 4 3 1 undergoing seal trials
Barracuda Class   France 5,300   French Navy   Royal Australian Navy 0 1 5 6 planned
Han Class (Type 091)   China 4,500   People's Liberation Army Navy 3 5 0
Los Angeles Class (SSN 688)   United States 7,000   United States Navy 32 62 0 30 submarines retired
Rubis Class   France 2,670   French Navy 6 8 0
Seawolf Class (SSN 21)   United States 9,300   United States Navy 3 3 0 29 originally planned
Yasen Class   Russia 11,800   Russian Navy 1 2 4 1 in sea trials
Shang Class (Type 093)   China 8,000   People's Liberation Army Navy 6 6 0
Sierra Class (Project 945)   Soviet Union /   Russia 10,400   Russian Navy 2 4 0 2 undergoing modernization
Trafalgar Class   United Kingdom 5,208   Royal Navy 3 7 0
Victor Class   Soviet Union /   Russia 7,250   Russian Navy 3 48 0 45 retired
Virginia Class   United States 7,800   United States Navy 19 19 9 66 planned

Diesel-electric attack submarinesEdit

Non-nuclear submarines with air-independent propulsionEdit

Midget submarinesEdit


Special mission submarinesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit