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 submarines

Class Builder Displacement Tonnes Operator In Service Built Under Construction Comments
Arihant class (Project ATV)  India 7,000-9,000  Indian Navy 2 2 2
Borei class (Project 955 Borey)  Russia 24,000  Russian Navy[1] 4 4 4
Delta class (Project 667BDR Kal'mar / 667BDRM Del'fin)  Soviet Union /  Russia 18,200-20,100  Russian Navy 9 9 0 Including 2 Delta III (1 in special operations role)[2][3][4] and 7 Delta IV (1 special ops)[5]
Jin class (Type 094)  People's Republic of China 10,000  People's Liberation Army Navy 6 6 2
Ohio class (SSBN-726)  United States 16,764  United States Navy 14 18 0 24 planned 6 cancelled, 4 converted to SSGN
Triomphant class  France 12,640  French Navy 4 4 0
Typhoon class (Project 941 Akula)  Soviet Union /  Russia 48,000  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

Cruise missile submarines

Class Builder Displacement Tonnes Operator In Service Built Under Construction Comments
Shang class (Type 093G)  People's Republic of China 7,000  People's Liberation Army Navy 1 1 0 Only G variant of the Shang-class submarine is capable of launching guided cruise missiles
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 converted from SSBN

Nuclear-powered attack submarines

Class Builder Displacement Tonnes Operator In Service Built Under Construction Comments
Akula class (Project 971 Shchuka)  Soviet Union /  Russia 13,800  Russian Navy /  Indian Navy 4 15 0 5 undergoing modernization, 1 leased to India[6][7]
Astute class  United Kingdom 7,400  Royal Navy 4 5 2 Boat 5 (Anson) fitting out as of April 2021
Barracuda class  France 5,300  French Navy 0 1 5 1 in service; total 6 planned
Han class (Type 091)  People's Republic of 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 5 6 0 1 retired
Seawolf class (SSN-21)  United States 9,300  United States Navy 3 3 0 29 originally planned
Yasen class  Russia 13,800  Russian Navy 2 3 6 1 in sea trials
Shang class (Type 093)  People's Republic of 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 2 7 0 5 retired
Victor class  Soviet Union /  Russia 7,250  Russian Navy 3 48 0 45 retired
Virginia class  United States 7,900-10,200  United States Navy 19 19 9 66 planned

Non-nuclear attack submarines with air-independent propulsion (AIP)

Diesel-electric attack submarines

Midget submarines

Special mission submarines

See also

References

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