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] 5 6 4 Boat 6 (Generalissimus Suvorov) on sea trials as of July 2022
Delta class (Project 667BDR Kal'mar / 667BDRM Del'fin)  Soviet Union /  Russia 18,200-20,100  Russian Navy 8 9 0 Including 2 Delta III (1 in special operations role)[2][3][4] and 6 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 Operational status of last boat in class unclear[6]
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
Ohio class (Tactical Trident)  United States 18,750  United States Navy 4 4 0 converted from SSBN
Oscar class (Project 949 Granit/Project 949A Antey)  Soviet Union /  Russia 19,400  Russian Navy 6 14 0 2 being modernized, 1 inactive/reserve, 4 scrapped, 1 lost at sea
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
Yasen class  Russia 13,800  Russian Navy 3 4 4 Boat 4 (Krasnoyarsk) on sea trials as of June 2022

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[7][8]
Astute class  United Kingdom 7,400  Royal Navy 5 5 2 Boat 5 (Anson) commissioned but not fully operational as of August 2022
Barracuda class  France 5,300  French Navy 1 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
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 reserve/undergoing modernization
Trafalgar class  United Kingdom 5,208  Royal Navy 1 7 0 6 retired
Victor class  Soviet Union /  Russia 7,250  Russian Navy 2 48 0 45 retired; 1 inactive/reserve
Virginia class  United States 7,900-10,200  United States Navy 19 22 9 66 planned

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

Diesel-electric attack submarines

Midget submarines

Special mission submarines

Summary

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 Algerian National Navy 6 Current force
 Royal Australian Navy 6 Current force
 Bangladesh Navy 2 Current force
 Brazilian Navy 7? Current force
 Royal Canadian Navy 4 Current force
 Chilean Navy 4 Current force
 People's Liberation Army Navy 6 1 6 46? Current force
 Colombian National Navy 4 Current force
 Ecuadorian Navy 2 Current force
 Egyptian Navy 8 Current force
 French Navy 4 6 Current force
 German Navy 6 Current force
 Hellenic Navy 11 Current force
 Indian Navy 2 16 Current force
 Indonesian Navy 4 Current force
 Islamic Republic of Iran Navy 4 unclear Current force
 Israeli Navy 6 Current force
 Italian Navy 8 Current force
 Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force 22 Current force
 Royal Malaysian Navy 2 Current force
 Myanmar Navy 1 Current force
 Royal Netherlands Navy 4 Current force
 Korean People's Army Naval Force 21? 51? Current force
 Royal Norwegian Navy 6 Current force
 Pakistan Navy 5 3 Current force
 Peruvian Navy 4 Current force
 Polish Navy 1 Current force
 Portuguese Navy 2 Current force
 Russian Navy 11-12 9 6 (+c. 8 nuclear special ops) c. 21 Current force
 Republic of Singapore Navy 4 Current force
 South African Navy 3 Current force
 Republic of Korea Navy 20 Current force
 Spanish Navy 2 Current force
 Swedish Navy 5 Current force
 Republic of China Navy 4 Current force
 Turkish Navy 12 Current force
 Royal Navy 4 6 Current Force
 United States Navy 14 4 49 Current force
 Bolivarian Navy of Venezuela 2? Current force
 Vietnam People's Navy 6 Current force

See also

References

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