Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

Photo Essay: Run silent, run deep - The regional sub rivalry in pictures

Click to launch gallery

14

Photos

Scroll to read and see more

A few months ago, Defence Connect provided an in-depth analysis of the regional submarine environment of the Indo-Pacific, which generated significant debate with you, our audience. This photo essay will serve to expand upon this topic, providing imagery on the regional players’ undersea capabilities.

If you missed that first piece, you can read it here

Advertisement
Advertisement

A quick overview can be found below.

United States Navy: 

Attack Submarines (SSN): 

  • Los Angeles Class 
  • Seawolf Class
  • Virginia Class

Ballistic Missile and Cruise Missile Submarines (SSBN/SSGN): 

SPONSORED CONTENT

 

  • Ohio Class

People's Liberation Army - Navy

Attack Submarines (SSN):

  • Type 091 Class
  • Type 093 Class
  • Type 039/A Class
  • Kilo Class

Ballistic Missile Submarines (SSBN): 

  • Type 092 Class
  • Type 094 Class

Russian Navy

Attack Submarines (SSN): 

  • Akula Class

Attack Submarines (SSK):   

  • Kilo Class

Ballistic Missile and Cruise Missile Submarines (SSBN/SSGN):

  • Oscar I/II Class
  • Borei Class 

Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force

Attack Submarines (SSK): 

  • Oyashio Class
  • Soryu Class

Republic of Korea - Navy

Attack Submarines (SSK)

  • Chan Bogo (Type 209) Class
  • Sohn Won-Il (Type 214) Class
  • Dosan Anh Changho Class

Royal Australian Navy: Australia has a long history operating submarines, ranging from the AE1 and AE2 to the highly capable Oberon Class and now, the somewhat maligned Collins Class.

Scroll through the photo gallery above for imagery on the submarine capabilities of the Indo-Pacific.

Photo Essay: Run silent, run deep - The regional sub rivalry in pictures
US_Navy_Virginia_class_SSN.jpg
lawyersweekly logo

more from defence connect

Dec 14 2019
Extension awarded for Chinook support contract
Boeing Defence Australia has been awarded a 12-month extension, as well as increased government inve...
Dec 14 2019
RAAF welcomes new P-8A Poseidon to fleet
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have officially welcomed...
Dec 13 2019
Photo Essay: 2OCU says farewell to the Classic Hornet
This week, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit conducted its fi...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network