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.

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): 

  • Ohio Class

People's Liberation Army - Navy

PROMOTED CONTENT

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

The inaugural Defence Connect AIC Summit will place you with key decision-makers and stakeholders within the defence industry to discuss the government’s intention to improve AIC and increase the nation’s sovereign production, defence capability and resilience. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this event, register for free today to attend the live stream on 22 October. Register your interest to attend, visit: www.defenceconnect.com.au/aic-summit

more from defence connect

NSW firm tapped to build Army vehicle fleet
Sep 24 2021
NSW firm tapped to build Army vehicle fleet
A multimillion-dollar contract has been awarded to a Port Macquarie-based business for the develop of rough terrain vehicles. ...
Sep 24 2021
BAE Systems Australia appoints new Red Ochre Lab director
BAE Systems Australia confirmed that the company had appointed Adam Watson as director of Red Ochre Labs, overseeing the company...
Sep 24 2021
Quad partners back AUKUS
India and Japan have reportedly greenlit Australia’s new trilateral security partnership with the US and UK. ...