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Encyclopedia > List of submarine classes

This is a list of submarine classes, sorted by country. The navies of 46 states operate submarines. The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of World War I A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... USS Los Angeles A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate underwater. ...

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Algeria

Kilo class is the NATO reporting name for a type of military diesel-electric submarines that are made in Russia. ...

Argentina

Armada de la República Argentina: The Navy of the Argentine Republic (Armada de la República Argentina, ARA) is the navy of Argentina. ...

  • Santa Cruz-class (German-built TR-1700)
  • Salta-class (German-built Type 209/1200)

See also: List of ships of the Argentine Navy The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... This list includes all major warships and sailing vessels in service with the Argentine Navy since being formally established in the 1860s. ...


Australia

Royal Australian Navy: The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force. ...

See also: List of ships of the Royal Australian Navy The Oberon-class was a thirteen-ship class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy, and were based on the successful Porpoise-class submarine. ... The Collins class submarines are the newest class of Australian submarines, built in Australia for the Royal Australian Navy. ... Ships of the Royal Australian Navy, past and present: Name Type Class Dates Notes HMAS Acute Patrol boat Attack class 1968–1983 to Indonesia HMAS Adelaide Light cruiser Town class 1922–1946 Adelaide Frigate Oliver Hazard Perry class 1980–current HMAS Adroit Patrol boat Attack class 1968...


Brazil

Marinha do Brasil: The Brazilian Navy (Portuguese: Marinha do Brasil) is the navy of Brazil. ...

The Greater Underwater Propulsion Power Program (GUPPY) was initiated by the United States Navy after World War II to improve the submerged speed, maneuverability, and endurance of its submarines. ... The Greater Underwater Propulsion Power Program (GUPPY) was initiated by the United States Navy after World War II to improve the submerged speed, maneuverability, and endurance of its submarines. ... The Oberon-class was a thirteen-ship class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy, and were based on the successful Porpoise-class submarine. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

Bulgaria

  • Slava class (Romeo acquired from the USSR)

A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ...

Canada

Canadian Forces Maritime Command: HMCS Bastion, flagship of the Canadian Navy. ...

See also: List of ships of the Canadian Navy The Oberon-class was a thirteen-ship class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy, and were based on the successful Porpoise-class submarine. ... The Victoria class consists of four diesel-powered Canadian Navy submarines acquired from the Royal Navy (formerly known as the Upholder class) and replacing the old Oberon-class subs. ... This is a list of ships in the Canadian Navy. ...


Chile

The Capitan OBrien class were three submarines built for the Chilean Navy in the late 1920s. ... The Oberon-class was a thirteen-ship class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy, and were based on the successful Porpoise-class submarine. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... Scorpène class submarines are a class of diesel-electric attack submarine jointly developed by the French company DCN and the Spanish company Navantia. ...

People's Republic of China

People's Liberation Army Navy: This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

  • Type 03 class (Whiskey) (decommissioned)
  • Type 031 class (Golf) (SSB)
  • Type 033 class (Romeo)
  • Wuhan class (Type 033G, license built Romeo)
  • Ming class (Type 035/based on Romeo)
  • Song class (Type 039)
  • Yuan class (Type 041?)
  • Kilo class
  • Han class (Type 091) (SSN)
  • Xia class (Type 092) (SSBN)
  • Shang class (Type 093) (SSN)
  • Jin class (Type 094) (SSBN)

Whiskey class submarines (locally known as project 613, 644, and 665) are a class of military submarines that the Soviet Union built in the cold war period. ... The Soviet Navys Project 629, also known by the NATO reporting name of Golf class, were diesel electric ballistic missile submarines. ... A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ... A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ... A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ... A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ... A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ... The Song class submarine is the Chinese indigenously designed/built submarine which signifies the departure from the traditional Soviet style in Chinese submarine design. ... Yuan class submarine is the newest diesel-electric submarine in the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (as of 2006). ... Kilo class is the NATO reporting name for a type of military diesel-electric submarines that are made in Russia. ... The 4,500/5,500-ton Type 091 (US Dept of Defense designation Han-class) was the first nuclear-powered submarine class (SSN) deployed by the Peoples Liberation Army Navy starting in 1974. ... The 6,500-ton Type 092 (US Dept of Defense designation Xia-class) submarine was the first ballistic missile-carrying, nuclear-powered submarine class (SSBN) deployed by the Peoples Liberation Army Navy. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Type 094 (NATO reporting name: Jin-class; Chinese: 晋级潜艇) is a new class of ballistic missile submarine developed by the Peoples Liberation Army Navy. ...

Republic of China (Taiwan)

Republic of China Navy: For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... The Republic of China Navy (中華民國海軍; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Hǎijūn) is the maritime branch of the armed forces of the Republic of China. ...

  • Hai Shih (Sea-Lion) class (海獅級 - GUPPY II) (training only)
  • Hai Lung (Sea-Dragon) class (海龍級 - Zwaardvis)

See also: List of ships of the Republic of China Navy The Greater Underwater Propulsion Power Program (GUPPY) was initiated by the United States Navy after World War II to improve the submerged speed, maneuverability, and endurance of its submarines. ... The Zwaardvis class submarine (Swordfish) is a conventional attack submarine that replaced the Dolfijn class submarines in the Royal Netherlands Navy. ... This is an incomplete list of the ships of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Navy sorted by type and class. ...


Colombia

The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

Croatia

  • modified Una class (midget submarine)

Denmark

Royal Danish Navy: The Royal Danish Navy (or Kongelige Danske Marine in Danish) is the sea-based branch of The Danish Defence force. ...

  • D class (1926—1946)
  • H class (1938—1950)
  • U class (1947—1959)
  • V class (1947—1958)
  • Delfinen class (1961—1990)
  • Narhvalen class (Type 205) (1970—2004)
  • Tumleren class (Kobben/Type 207) (1989—2004)
  • Kronborg class (Näcken) (2001—2004)
See also: Danish Submarines 1909-2004 @ Danish Naval History

This article is about the Royal Navy of Denmark. ... The British U-Class submarines were a class of 49 small submarines built just before and during the Second World War. ... The British V class submarine (officially U-Class Short hull 1940-41 program[1]) was a class of 34 submarines built for the Royal Navy during World War II. The V-class submarines were very similar to the preceding U-class (long-hull) boats, but had thicker, welded pressure plate... The Delfinen class of submarines was the last class of submarines of the Royal Danish Navy designed and built entirely by Danish architects. ... The Type 205 was a class of diesel-electric German hunter-killer submarines. ... The Kobben class (also known as the Type 207) is a modernized version of the German Type 205 submarine. ...

Ecuador

The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

Egypt

  • Romeo class (Chinese built, Type033G?)

A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ...

Finland

Finnish Navy: The Finnish Navy (Finnish: Suomen merivoimat, Swedish: Finländska marinen) is one of the branches of the Finnish Defence Forces. ...

  • Vesikko (World War II)
  • Saukko (World War II)
  • Vetehinen (World War II)

Another view of the vessel Vesikko was a submarine of the Finnish Navy in World War II. It was designed by Dutch Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw den Haag (I.v. ... Saukko was a Finnish submarine that served in the Finnish Navy during the second World War. ... Bow view of a Vetehinen class submarine. ...

France

French Navy: The French Navy, officially called the National Navy (French: Marine Nationale) is the maritime arm of the French military. ...

Export Models: The Narval class were patrol submarines built for the French Navy in the 1950s. ... The Aréthuse class were submarines built for the French Navy in the 1950s. ... [[Image:PNS Ghazi 134 DN-SC-92-03633. ... Agosta class submarine Agosta 90B class submarines are French attack submarines (SSKs) used by France, Spain, and Pakistan. ... The Rubis type is a class of first-generation nuclear attack submarines of the French Navy. ... The Redoutable class submarine is a ballistic missile (SSBN) class, Sous-marines Nucleaire Lanceur dEngins balistique (SNLE), of the Marine Nationale , the oceanic part (Force Océanique Stratégique (FOST)) of the Force de frappe. ... The Triomphant class of strategic missile submarines of the French Navy are currently being introduced into service to provide the sea based component of the French nuclear deterrent or Force de frappe, with the M45 SLBM. They are replacing the Redoutable-class boats. ... The Barracuda is the next generation of nuclear attack submarine of the French Marine Nationale, designed by the DCN to replace the Rubis class submarines. ...

  • Scorpéne class

Scorpène class submarines are a class of diesel-electric attack submarine jointly developed by the French company DCN and the Spanish company Navantia. ...

Germany

Kriegsmarine: The Kriegsmarine (or War Navy) was the name of the German Navy between 1935 and 1945, during the Nazi regime, superseding the Reichsmarine. ...

  • Type I U-boat
  • Type II U-boat
  • Type VII U-boat
  • Type IX U-boat
  • Type X U-boat
  • Type XIV U-boat
  • Type XVII U-boat
  • Type XVIII U-boat
  • Type XXI U-boat
  • Type XXIII U-boat

Modern German Navy: The Type I U-boat was a 1936 attempt by the German Kriegsmarine to produce an oceangoing U-boat. ... The Type II U-boat was designed by Germany as a coastal submarine, modeled after the Finnish CV-707. ... Type VII U-boats were the workhorses of the German World War II U-boot-waffe, and appeared in several sub-types. ... The Type IX U-boat was designed by Germany in 1935 and 1936 as a large ocean-going submarine for sustained operations far from the home support facilities. ... Type X (XB) U-boats were a special type of German submarine (U-boat). ... The Type XIV U-boat was a modification of the Type IXD, designed to resupply other U-boats. ... During World War II the German Navy (Kriegsmarine) considered a number of submarine designs for specialized operations or improving U-boat performance. ... Type XXI U-boat U 3008, postwar photo Type XXI U-boats, also known as the Elektroboote, were the first submarines designed to operate entirely submerged, rather than as surface ships that could submerge as a temporary, awkward mode of operation. ... Type XXIII U-boats were designed to operate in the shallows of the North Sea, Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea where larger Type XXI Elektro boats were at risk in World War II. They were so small they could carry only two torpedoes, which had to be loaded externally. ... German frigate Karlsruhe rescuing shipwrecked people off the coast of Somalia while participating in the international anti-terror operation ENDURING FREEDOM, April 2005 The Laboe Naval Memorial for sailors who lost their lives at sea during the World Wars and while on duty at sea and U 995 Modern air...

  • Type 240 class (Type XXXIII) (decommissioned)
  • Type 241 class (Type XXI) (decommissioned)
  • Type 201 class (decommissioned)
  • Type 202 class (decommissioned)
  • Type 205 class (decommissioned)
  • Type 206A class
  • Type 212A class

Export Models: Type XXIII U-boats were designed to operate in the shallows of the North Sea, Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea where larger Type XXI Elektro boats were at risk in World War II. They were so small they could carry only two torpedoes, which had to be loaded externally. ... Type XXI U-boat U 3008, postwar photo Type XXI U-boats, also known as the Elektroboote, were the first submarines designed to operate entirely submerged, rather than as surface ships that could submerge as a temporary, awkward mode of operation. ... The Type 201 is Germanys first class of military submarines built after World War II. They were built out of amagnetic steel to counter the thread of magnetic naval mines. ... The Type 202 was a short lived class of German submarines. ... The Type 205 was a class of diesel-electric German hunter-killer submarines. ... The Type 206 is a class of diesel-electric submarines developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche-Werft AG (HDW). ... The German Type 212 is an advanced design of non-nuclear U-Boat developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW) for the German Navy. ...

The Gal Class submarine was built in Vickers shipyards at Barrow in Furness in England according to Israeli designs, based on a German 206A type submarine, for the Israeli Navy. ... The Kobben class (also known as the Type 207) is a modernized version of the German Type 205 submarine. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... The Ula class submarine is a Norwegian military submersible design, stemming from a 1972 decision to modernize the Royal Norwegian Navy submarine fleet. ... The Dolphin class is a non-nuclear type of submarine developed and constructed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW) for the Israeli Navy. ... The Type 214 is a diesel-electric submarine developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW). ...

Greece

Greek Navy: Hellenic Navy Jack The Hellenic Navy, (Greek: Πολεμικό Ναύτικο), is the naval force of the modern nation of Greece (Hellenic Republic). ...

The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... The Type 214 is a diesel-electric submarine developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW). ...

India

Indian Navy: The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the armed forces of India. ...

  • Foxtrot class
  • Shishumar (Type 209) Class
  • Sindhughosh (Kilo) Class
  • Scorpène class
  • Akula class. Indian navy is paying $2 billion for the completion of two submarine. The agreement was signed in late 2005 in Moscow. India will receive these submarines from late 2006 to late 2007. India will lease them until a projected 5 to 6 Atv indigenous submarines are manufactured. The Indians have a lease/ purchase deal.

The Foxtrot class was the NATO reporting name of a class of diesel-electric patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union. ... Sishumar class is one of the three diesel-powered submarine classes in the Indian Navy. ... Sindhughosh class is one of the three diesel-powered submarine classes in the Indian Navy. ... Scorpène class submarines are a class of diesel-electric attack submarine jointly developed by the French company DCN and the Spanish company Navantia. ... This article is about the submarine class with NATO reporting name Akula. For the submarine class with the Soviet name Akula, see Typhoon class submarine. ...

Indonesia

Indonesian Navy: Jalaseva Jayamahe On the Sea We Are Glorious The Indonesian Navy (Indonesian: Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Laut, TNI-AL) is the territorial force responsible for the patrol of Indonesias immense coastline. ...

The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... The Type 206 is a class of diesel-electric submarines developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche-Werft AG (HDW). ...

Iran

Iranian Navy: The Islamic Republic of Iran Navy is the naval force of Iran. ...

  • Tareq class (Kilo)
  • SSI
  • Ghadir class
  • Nahang class
  • Yugo class

Kilo class is the NATO reporting name for a type of military diesel-electric submarines that are made in Russia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... The Yugo class submarine is a class of four midget submarines used primarily for infiltration and espionage by North Korea. ...

Israel

Israeli Navy: The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces...

The Gal Class submarine was built in Vickers shipyards at Barrow in Furness in England according to Israeli designs, based on a German 206A type submarine, for the Israeli Navy. ... The Dolphin class is a non-nuclear type of submarine developed and constructed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW) for the Israeli Navy. ...

Italy

Regia Marina: The Italian Regia Marina (literally: Royal Navy) dates from the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861 after Italian unification. ...

  • Medusa class
  • Laurenti class
  • Cavallini class
  • Archimede class
  • 600 Serie Adua class submarine

Marina Militare: The 600-Serie Adua was the fourth subclass of the 600 class of coastal submarines of the Regia Marina that served during World War II. There were 17 submarines in this class, almost all named after places in Ethiopia (Italian colony since 1936), but only one, Alagi survived through World... Marina Militare naval jack Marina Militare (the Italian Navy) is one of the four branches of the military forces of Italy. ...

  • Toti class (decommissioned)
  • Nazario Sauro class
  • Salvatore Pelosi class (improved Sauro)
  • Primo Longobardo class (improved Pelosi)
  • Salvatore Todaro class (Type 212A)

Image:Sommergibile toti all. ... The Nazario Sauro Class are submarines operated by the Italian Navy. ... The Nazario Sauro Class are submarines operated by the Italian Navy. ... The German Type 212 is an advanced design of non-nuclear U-Boat developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW) for the German Navy. ...

Japan

Imperial Japanese Navy:

  • Ko-hyoteki class submarine (midget)
  • KD1 class
  • KD2 class
  • KD3 class
  • KD4 class
  • KD5 class
  • KD6 class
  • KD7 class
  • J1 class
  • J2 class
  • J3 class
  • C1 class
  • C2 class
  • C3 class
  • A1 class
  • A2 class
  • A Modified class
  • B1 class (I-15 series)
  • B2 class
  • B3 class
  • Sen Toku class (aka I-400)
  • Kaichu class
  • Kaisho class
  • Sen Taka' class (aka I-200)
  • KRS class
  • D1 class
  • D2 class
  • Sen Ho class
  • Sen Ho Sho class
  • LA class

For Combined Fleet, please see that article. ... The Ko-hyoteki (甲標的, Type A Target) class of Japanese midget submarines had hull numbers but no names. ... C3 type submarines were submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy, designed and built by Mitsubishi Corporation, between 1943 and 1944, as cargo carriers. ... A1 Type submarines were submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, equiped with an aircraft. ... The A2 Type submarine was a single submarine of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, numbered I-12, and equiped with an aircraft. ... The AM (A Modified) type submarine was a large seaplane-carrying submarine of the Imperial Japanese Navy, with a hangar space for 2 aircraft. ... B1 Type (I-15 Series) submarines were the most numerous type of submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. In total 20 were made, starting with number I-15, which became the name of the series. ... The Sen Toku I-400 class (伊四〇〇型潜水艦) submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy were the largest submarines of WW2, the largest non-nuclear submarines ever constructed, and the largest in the world until the development of nuclear ballistic submarines in the 1960s. ... The Sensuikan I-200 class submarines were submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. These submarines were modern design, and known as Senkou (From Sen, abbreviation of Sensuikan, Submarine, and kou, Fast). Three of them were made, with the numbers I-201, I-202 and I-203...

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force:

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ), or JMSDF, is the maritime branch of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, tasked with the naval defense of Japan and formed following the dissolution of the Imperial Japanese Navy after World War II.[1] The force is based strictly on defensive armament, largely lacking... The Gato-class submarine was the state of the art in American design at the start of World War II. Using the previous Tambor-class submarine as a basis, Gatos incorporated improvements to increase their overall patrol and combat abilities. ... is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) is the maritime branch of the Japanese Self-Defense Force, tasked with the naval defense of Japan and formed following the dissolution of the Imperial Japanese Navy after World War II. The force is based strictly on defensive armament, lacking the offensive weapons... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) is the maritime branch of the Japanese Self-Defense Force, tasked with the naval defense of Japan and formed following the dissolution of the Imperial Japanese Navy after World War II. The force is based strictly on defensive armament, lacking the offensive weapons... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ... Torpedo tubes of the French SNLE Redoutable A torpedo tube is a device for launching torpedoes in a horizontal direction. ... Hayashio class submarine was the successor of the Oyashio class (1959), and it was the predecessor of the Natsushio class. ... Natsushio class submarines were significantly smaller than the next generation Japanese submarines, the Oshio class submarines, and the Natsushio class submarines were the development of the Hayashio class submarines. ... Oshio class submarines were in service with Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force and they were the predecessors of Uzushio class submarines and the successor of Natsushio class submarines. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Mochishio (SS 574), a Yushio class submarine enters San Diego harbour in 1992 to take part in the RIMPAC 92 military exercise. ... Wakashio (SS 587), a Harushio class submarine docked at Yokosuka naval base. ... Air-Independent Propulsion (AIP), is a term that encompasses technologies which allow a submarine to operate without the need to surface or use a snorkel to access atmospheric oxygen. ... SS590 Oyashio, navigates through Pearl Harbour. ...

Republic of Korea

South Korean Navy: The armed forces of the Republic of Korea (aka ROK Armed Forces) consist of the: Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) Republic of Korea Marine Corps (ROKMC) Republic of Korea Maritime Police(Coast Guard) The military of South Korea is...

The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... The Type 214 is a diesel-electric submarine developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW). ...

North Korea

Korean People's Army: Korean Peoples Army refers to the armed personnel of the Joseph Stalin. ...

Whiskey class submarines (locally known as project 613, 644, and 665) are a class of military submarines that the Soviet Union built in the cold war period. ... A submarine of the Romeo class The (NATO reporting name) Romeo class is a class of military patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union, the Peoples Republic of China, and North Korea. ... The Sang-O class submarines are currently in use by North Korea, and are the countrys largest home-built submarines units. ... The Yugo class submarine is a class of four midget submarines used primarily for infiltration and espionage by North Korea. ... A midget submarine is a small submarine, typically with one or two crew and no on-board living accommodation. ...

Libya

The Foxtrot class was the NATO reporting name of a class of diesel-electric patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union. ...

Malaysia

Royal Malaysian Navy: Royal Malaysian Navy ensign Image:Royal Malaysian Navy crest. ...


Netherlands

Royal Dutch Navy: Royal Netherlands Navy Jack The Koninklijke Marine (Royal Netherlands Navy ) is the navy of the Netherlands. ...

  • Walrus (old) class (GUPPY IB) (decommissioned)
  • Zwaardvis (old) class (T Class) (decommissioned)
  • Dolfijn class (decommissioned)
  • Potvis class (enhanced Dolfijn) (decommissioned)
  • Zwaardvis class (decommissioned)
  • Walrus class

See also: Dutchsubmarines.com The Greater Underwater Propulsion Power Program (GUPPY) was initiated by the United States Navy after World War II to improve the submerged speed, maneuverability, and endurance of its submarines. ... Two classes of submarine are known as the T class: The AA-1 class of three experimental submarines of the United States Navy is also known as the T class. ... The Zwaardvis class submarine (Swordfish) is a conventional attack submarine that replaced the Dolfijn class submarines in the Royal Netherlands Navy. ... The Walrus class submarine is the only submarine class currently in operation in the Royal Netherlands Navy. ...


Norway

Royal Norwegian Navy: Ranks Norwegian military ranks The Royal Norwegian Navy (often abbreviated as RNoN) is the branch of the Norwegian Defence Force responsible for naval operations. ...

Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... HMS Alliance at Gosport submarine museum The Amphion class (also known as the A class) of diesel-electric submarines were ordered by the Admiralty in 1943. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The B class submarines were a class of six vessels of the US Holland type built on licence in Norway from 1922 to 1929 and deployed by the Royal Norwegian Navy. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Holland Class Submarines, also AG or later A Class Submarines were Holland 602 type submarines used by the Imperial Russian and Soviet Navies in the early 20th century. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... KNM Kaura at the Laboe Naval Memorial The Norwegian K class submarines are a class of three submarines the Royal Norwegian Navy received from Germany in 1948 as Allied war spoils. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Kobben class (also known as the Type 207) is a modernized version of the German Type 205 submarine. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ula class submarine is a Norwegian military submersible design, stemming from a 1972 decision to modernize the Royal Norwegian Navy submarine fleet. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ...

Pakistan

Pakistani Navy: The Pakistan Navy, is the naval wing of the Pakistan military. ...

The PNS Hangor was a Pakistani Daphne class submarine, which during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War sank the Indian frigate INS Khukri. ... [[Image:PNS Ghazi 134 DN-SC-92-03633. ... Agosta class submarine Agosta 90B class submarines are French attack submarines (SSKs) used by France, Spain, and Pakistan. ... Agosta class submarine Agosta 90B class submarines are French attack submarines (SSKs) used by France, Spain, and Pakistan. ... Agosta class submarine Agosta 90B class submarines are French attack submarines (SSKs) used by France, Spain, and Pakistan. ...

Peru

The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

Poland

Polish Navy: Flag of the Polish Navy Polish Navy Ensign The Polish Navy (Marynarka Wojenna RP, MW RP) is the branch of Polands armed forces responsible for naval operations. ...

The Orzeł class was a short series of modern submarines built in Dutch shipyards for the Polish Navy in the 1930s. ... Kilo class is the NATO reporting name for a type of military diesel-electric submarines that are made in Russia. ... The Kobben class (also known as the Type 207) is a modernized version of the German Type 205 submarine. ...

Portugal

Portuguese Navy: Portuguese naval jack The Portuguese Navy (Portuguese: Marinha Portuguesa, also known as Marinha de Guerra Portuguesa or as Armada Portuguesa) is the naval branch of the Portuguese Armed Forces which, in cooperation with the other branches of the Portuguese military, is charged with the defence of Portugal. ...

The Albacora class is diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK) developed for the Portuguese Navy based on the French Daphne class submarine. ... [[Image:PNS Ghazi 134 DN-SC-92-03633. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

Romania

  • Delfinul class (Kilo)

Kilo class is the NATO reporting name for a type of military diesel-electric submarines that are made in Russia. ...

Russia (and Soviet Union)

Soviet Navy and Russian Navy: The Soviet Navy (Russian: Военно-морской флот СССР, Voyenno-morskoy flot SSSR, literally Naval military forces of the USSR) was the naval arm of the Soviet armed forces. ... The Russian Navy or VMF (Russian: Военно-Морской Флот (ВМФ) - Voyenno- Morskoy Flot (VMF) or Military Maritime Fleet) is the naval arm of the Russian armed forces. ...

Submarines in the Soviet Navy were developed by numbered projects, which sometimes but not always were given names. ...

Singapore

Republic of Singapore Navy: The Republic of Singapore Navy (Abbreviation: RSN; Chinese: 新加坡共和国海军部队; Malay: Angkatan Laut Republik Singapura) is the navy of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), responsible for the defence of Singapore against sea-borne threats and protection of its sea lines of communications. ...

  • Challenger class (refitted Swedish Sjöormen class)
  • ??? class (originally Swedish Västergötland class, to be refitted to Södermanland class standards) (commission planned for 2010)

The Republic of Singapore Navy (Abbreviation: RSN; Chinese: 新加坡共和国海军部队; Malay: Angkatan Laut Republik Singapura) is the navy of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), responsible for the defence of Singapore against sea-borne threats and protection of its sea lines of communications. ... The A-17 Västergötland class of diesel-electric submarines was introduced in 1987 by the Swedish Navy. ... The Swedish Södermanland class of diesel-electric submarines consist of the HMS Södermanland and HMS Östergötland. ...

South Africa

South African Navy: South African Navy Ensign The South African Navy (SAN), is the navy of South Africa. ...

[[Image:PNS Ghazi 134 DN-SC-92-03633. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

Spain

Spanish Navy: [2] The Spanish Navy (in Spanish, Armada Española) is the maritime arm of the Spanish Military. ...

  • Peral class
  • Isaac Peral class (Laurenti)
  • A class (Holland)
  • B class (Holland F-105)
  • C class (Holland F-105F)
  • D class
  • General Mola class (Archimede)
  • G class (Type VII C)
  • Foca class (Seehund)
  • Tiburón class
  • Almirante García de los Reyes class (Balao)
  • Serie 30 class (Guppy IIA)
  • Delfín class (Daphne)
  • Galerna class (Agosta)
  • S-80 class (in construction)

Export Models: This article is about a region in the Netherlands. ... The Royal Navy patrol submarines evovled from the D class boats. ... Type VII U-boats were the workhorses of the German World War II U-boot-waffe, and appeared in several sub-types. ... The Balao class was a successful design of United States Navy submarine used during World War II. An evolutionary improvement over the earlier Gato class, the boats had slight internal differences. ... The Greater Underwater Propulsion Power Program (GUPPY) was initiated by the United States Navy after World War II to improve the submerged speed, maneuverability, and endurance of its submarines. ... [[Image:PNS Ghazi 134 DN-SC-92-03633. ... Agosta class submarine Agosta 90B class submarines are French attack submarines (SSKs) used by France, Spain, and Pakistan. ...

  • Gür (E) class
  • Scorpene class

Scorpène class submarines are a class of diesel-electric attack submarine jointly developed by the French company DCN and the Spanish company Navantia. ...

Sweden

Swedish Navy: The Swedish Naval Ensign Coat of arms of the Swedish Navy The Swedish Navy (Swedish: Marinen) is the naval branch of the Swedish Armed Forces. ...

  • Sjöormen class
  • Näcken class (Type A-14)
  • Västergötland class (Type A-17)
  • Södermanland class (upgraded Västergötland)
  • Gotland class (Type A-19)

The A-17 Västergötland class of diesel-electric submarines was introduced in 1987 by the Swedish Navy. ... The Swedish Södermanland class of diesel-electric submarines consist of the HMS Södermanland and HMS Östergötland. ... The Gotland class submarines are one of the worlds most modern conventional submarines. ...

Turkey

Turkish Navy: Seal of the Turkish Navy The Turkish Navy (Turkish: ) is a branch of the Turkish Armed Forces. ...

The Oruc Reis class submarines were ordered by the Turkish Navy from the British company Vickers in 1939. ... The Greater Underwater Propulsion Power Program (GUPPY) was initiated by the United States Navy after World War II to improve the submerged speed, maneuverability, and endurance of its submarines. ... The Tang class of submarines was a product of the Greater Underwater Propulsion Power Program (GUPPY), which incorporated German U-boat technology into the United States Navys submarine design. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ... The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

United Kingdom

Royal Navy: This article is about the navy of the United Kingdom. ...

See also: List of submarine classes of the Royal Navy HMS Alliance at Gosport submarine museum The Amphion class (also known as the A class and Acheron class) of diesel-electric submarines were ordered by the British Admiralty in 1943, upon the realisation that the new Pacific theatre of war following the attack on Pearl Harbor needed a new type... The Astute class submarines are the next generation nuclear Fleet submarines of the Royal Navy. ... The three Churchill-class submarines were nuclear powered hunter-killer submarines which served with the Royal Navy from the 1970s until the early 1990s. ... The Oberon-class was a thirteen-ship class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy, and were based on the successful Porpoise-class submarine. ... The Porpoise class was an eight-boat class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy. ... The Resolution class submarines were the first British strategic ballistic missile submarines, carrying the Polaris missile. ... The Royal Navys Swiftsure-class of nuclear fleet submarines (SSNs) is the older of the two classes of attack submarine in service with the RN. It originally contained six boats, but HMS Swiftsure was decommissioned in 1992 due to damage suffered to the pressure hull during trials. ... The Trafalgar class submarines were, until the introduction of the Astute class, the Royal Navys most advanced nuclear fleet submarines (SSNs). ... Two classes of submarine are known as the T class: The AA-1 class of three experimental submarines of the United States Navy is also known as the T class. ... The Upholder-class submarines (now known as the Victoria class in Canada, and also known as the Type 2400 due to their displacement of 2,400t) were diesel-electric hunter-killer (SSK) submarines designed in Britain the late 1970s to supplement the Royal Navys nuclear submarine force. ... The Valiant-class were the first fully British nuclear fleet submarine, as the first nuclear submarine, HMS Dreadnought, actually used an American nuclear reactor. ... The Vanguard class are the Royal Navys current nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBN), each armed with up to 16 Trident II SLBMs. ... This is a list of submarine classes of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. ...


United States

See the list of United States submarine classes Submarines of the United States Navy are built in classes, using a single design for a number of boats. ...


Ukraine

Ukrainian Navy: Ukrainian Navy Ensign The Ukrainian Naval Force (Ukrainian: ) is the navy of Ukraine and part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. ...

The Foxtrot class was the NATO reporting name of a class of diesel-electric patrol submarines that were built in the Soviet Union. ...

Venezuela

The German Type 209 diesel-electric submarine was the most popular export-sales submarine in the world from the late 1960s into the first years of the 21st century. ...

Yugoslavia

  • Sava-class submarine
  • Heroj-class submarine
  • Una-class midget submarine

Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia, or literary The Land of South Slavs) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ...

Further reading

Janes Information Group (often referred to as Janes) was founded by John F.T. Jane in 1898. ...

External links

  • http://library.nps.navy.mil/home/bibs/submarine/subarticlescntry.htm
  • GlobalSecurity.org
  • Globaldefence.net
  • Hazegray & Underway - World Navies Today
  • World-Wide Inventory of active Diesels (as of 2001)

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