| From the USS Holland to
the USS Los Angeles ... from Run Silent, Run Deep
to Crimson Tide ... submarines have played a
key role in the U.S. Navy and captured the public imagination.
Featuring the latest in military technology, these underwater
craft have been critical in war and peacetime operations.
Link to the detailed equipment files below, and learn
about the fastest, deadliest and quietest submarines
currently in use.
Class (U.S.) - The nuclear-powered submarines
in this class can reach speeds in excess of 35 knots.
The ultimate Cold War weapon, these submarines are the
most technologically advanced attack Submarines in the
Class (U.S.) - This class of powerful ballistic
missile submarines is virtually undetectable at operating
speed and depth. These subs can maneuver with impunity
through the world's oceans, and have outstanding sensor
detection capabilities. More...
Parche - This modified Sturgeon
class submarine specializes in underwater salvage
and covert intelligence-gathering operations. She features
short-range navigational sonars, armored spotlights
and closed-circuit television cameras. More...
Class (Project 636, USSR) - This Russian submarine
was designed for anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare,
and also for general reconnaissance and patrol missions.
The Kilo is considered to be one of the quietest diesel
submarines in the world. More...