Submarine: world’s best

A submarine of every country was developed in line with the military, tactical and strategic doctrines as well as under the economic and scientific level of any particular state. It is hard to determine one best unit.

Submarine: world’s best

This list is just for information and does not mean that the number 2 is better than number 8 or vice versa.

Nuclear powered Los-Angeles Class submarine, USA

Submarine: world’s best

The Los-Angeles class submarines accounts for the major part of nuclear-powered US Navy units, with the key task – detecting enemy submarines and collection of intelligence finds. This class is more advanced compared to Sturgeon and following Seawolf and Virginia.

Nuclear powered Rubis Class submarine, France

Submarine: world’s best

The first nuclear powered Rubis submarines were launched in 1979. This is the first generation of nuclear powered assault submarines of French Navy. Several accidents happened in 1993 and 1994 in which 10 people died.

Nuclear powered Victor-3 Class submarine (671 PTM project )

Submarine: world’s best

The submarines were used for USSR Navy protection from vessels and submarines.

Nuclear powered Sierra Class submarine Project 945 (Barracuda)

Submarine: world’s best

The distinctive feature is large submerged depth – 1,600 ft on average as well as enhanced titan body.

Nuclear powered Type 093 submarine (Shang)

Submarine: world’s best

These are the state-of-art submarines in China. It is expected that this series is to replace outdated type 091.

Nuclear powered Trafalgar Class submarine

Submarine: world’s best

Trafalgar Class had been the fastest submarine of the Royal Navy till the Astute class was launched. The distinctive feature – on-board sonar sensor. According to the specialists, this is the up-to-date and most sensitive sonar in the world.

Nuclear powered Astute class submarine, UK

Submarine: world’s best

The biggest and most powerful nuclear powered submarines of the Royal Navy. The submarine carries 38 torps, hydrojet propulsion and up-to-date nuclear reactor.
As developers said, this class is technically more complicated than Space Shuttle.

Nuclear powered Seawolf Class submarine, USA

Submarine: world’s best

The Seawolf Class is a submarine replacing the Los-Angeles Class units. It is faster and has modern weaponry. Production of the Los-Angeles Class was stopped after dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Nuclear powered Akula II Class submarine Type 971 Shchuka-B

Submarine: world’s best

Shchuka-B differs from other Shchuka project’s units. It made less noise at low speed and better electronics and weaponry. In line with stealth parameters at 4-6 knots, the submarine corresponds to the 4th generation.

Nuclear powered Virginia Class submarine, USA

Submarine: world’s best

The Virginia Class was designed to replace outdated Los-Angeles one. The submarine has a number of innovations; in particular it is equipped with few telescope masts with HD cameras and Electronic Support Measures instead of traditional submarine eye.
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