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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[edit | edit source]

  • Arihant Class ballistic missile submarine (Project ATV)
    • Builder:  India
    • Displacement: 6600 tons
    • Operator:  Indian Navy: 1 undergoing trials, 4 under development
  • Borei class ballistic missile submarine (Project 955 Borey)
    • Builder:  Russia
    • Displacement: 23,800 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy: 2 in service, 1 undergoing trials, 1 ships building
  • Delta class ballistic missile submarine (Project 667BDR Kal'mar / 667BDRM Del'fin)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union /  Russia
    • Displacement: 18,730 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy: 9 in service, including 3 Delta III and 6 Delta IV
  • Typhoon class ballistic missile submarine (Project 941 Akula)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union /  Russia
    • Displacement: 33,800 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy: 1 in active service of 6 built
  • Vanguard class ballistic missile submarine
    • Builder  United Kingdom
    • Displacement: 15,680 tons
    • Operator:  Royal Navy: 4 in service

Guided missile submarines[edit | edit source]

  • Oscar class guided missile submarine (Project 949A Antey)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union /  Russia
    • Displacement: 19,400 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy: 8 in active service plus 2 in reserve

Nuclear-powered attack submarines[edit | edit source]

  • Akula class attack submarine (Project 971 Shchuka)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union /  Russia
    • Displacement: 10,700 tons
    • Operator:
      •  Russian Navy: 11 in service, including 3 Improved Akula and 2 Akula II
      •  Indian Navy: 1 Akula II in active service
  • Astute class attack submarine
    • Builder:  United Kingdom
    • Displacement: 7,400 tons
    • Operator:  Royal Navy: 1 in service, 1 launched & 4 under construction out of a total of 7 (ordered) in class
  • Yasen class attack submarine (Project 885)
    • Builder:  Russia
    • Displacement: 11,800 tons
    • Operator: 2 Building
  • Sierra class attack submarine (Project 945)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union
    • Displacement: 10,400 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy: 3 in service, including one Sierra I and two Sierra II submarines
  • Trafalgar class attack submarine
    • Builder:  United Kingdom
    • Displacement: 5,208 tons
    • Operator:  Royal Navy: 6 in service out of 7 built

Diesel-electric attack submarines[edit | edit source]

  • Dolphin-class submarine
    • Builder:  Germany
    • Displacement: 1,900 tons
    • Operator:  Israeli Navy: 3 in service, 3 AIP building/ordered
  • Romeo-class submarine
    • Builder:  Soviet Union
    • Displacement: 1,830 tons
    • Operators:
      •  Bulgarian Navy: 1 of many delivered remains in service, restricted capabilities

Non-nuclear submarines with Air-independent propulsion[edit | edit source]

  • Lada-class submarine (Project 677 Lada)
    • Builder:  Russia
    • Displacement: 2,700 tons
    • Operators:  Russian Navy: 1 in service, 3 ordered

Special mission submarines[edit | edit source]

  • Paltus class special mission submarine (Project 1083.1)
    • Builder:  Russia
    • Displacement: 730 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy
  • Uniform class special mission submarine (Project 1910 Kashalot)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union /  Russia
    • Displacement: 1,580 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy
  • Yankee Pod trials submarine (Project 09774)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union
    • Displacement: 10,100 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy: 1 in service
  • Yankee Stretch special mission support submarine (Project 09780)
    • Builder:  Soviet Union
    • Displacement: 11,600 tons
    • Operator:  Russian Navy: 1 in service

See also[edit | edit source]

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