Worlds Top 10 most Powerful Submarines in 2019

Fighter Jets are very crucial for every country for their positions in the world. Similarly, most powerful and advanced submarines are required to cover the security on the sea. Here I am giving you the details of individual submarines one by one respectively:

1) Oscar 2 class-Russia: Project 949 and Project 949A are Soviet Navy/Russian Navy cruise missile submarines. Project 949 submarines were the largest cruise missile submarines in service until the Ohio class ballistic missile comes to play in the year of 2007

Power: 97,990 shp, Cost: $ 1.6 billion per unit, Speed: 32 knots (59 km/hr), Crew: 107 enlisted, Length: 508 ft

2) Ohio class-USA: The Ohio class of nuclear-powered submarines is the sole class of ballistic missile submarines currently in service with the United States Navy

Power:  60,000 shp, Cost: $ 2.9 billion per unit, Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h), Crew: 15 officers, 140 enlisted, Length: 560 ft

3) Soryu class-Japan: These class submarines are diesel-electric attack submarines. The first boat in the class comes in service with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in the year of 2009

Power: 32000 hp, Cost: $ 0.6 billion per unit, Cost: $ 0.6 billion per unit, Crew: 9 officers, 56 enlisted, Length: 275 ft

4) Akula class-Russia: Three hundred Indian Navy personnel were trained in Russia for the operation of the Akula 2 submarine Nerpa. The name of the submarine is INS Chakra. Chakra was officially commissioned into the Indian Navy on April 4, 2012. India and Russia signed a $3 billion deal of another class submarine. The submarine named as Chakra 3 to be introduced into Indian Navy by 2025

Power: 43000 hp, Cost: $ 3 billion per unit, Speed: 28–35 knots (52–65 km/h), Crew: 62 enlisted, Length: 362 ft

5) Los Angeles class-USA: The Los Angeles class is nuclear powered fast attack submarines in service with the United States Navy. These are also known as the 688 class

Power: 35,000 hp, Cost: $ 1.5 billion per unit, Speed: 33 knots (62 km/h), Crew: 16 Officers; 127 Enlisted, Length: 362 ft

6) Sierra 2 class-Russia: The Sierra 2 class is the NATO for the Soviet navy and Russian Navy.

Power: 1 × PWR, 190 MW, Cost: $ 1.5 billion per unit, Speed: 32 knots (59.3 km/h), Crew: 61 enlisted, Length: 360 ft

7) Graney class-Russia: The Yasen-class Russian designation Project 885 Yasen also known as the Graney-class, is a series of newest Russian nuclear powered multipurpose attack submarines.

Power: 43000 hp, Cost: $1.6 billion per unit, Speed: 35 km (65 km/h), Crew: 32 officers; 90 enlisted, Length: 458 ft

8) Astute class-United Kingdom: The Astute class is the latest class nuclear-powered fleet submarines in service with the Royal Navy. BAE Systems Maritime-Submarines are constructing the boats at Barrow-in-Furness

Power: Rolls-Royce PWR 2 reactor, MTU 600 kilowatt diesel generators, Cost: $ 2 billion per unit, Speed: 30 km (56 km/h), Crew: 12 officers; 110 enlisted, Length: 318 ft

9) Virginia class-USA:  The Virginia class also known as the SSN-774 class is nuclear-powered submarines in service with the United States Navy

Power: 40,000 hp, Cost: $3.2 billion per unit, Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h), Crew: 15 officers; 117 enlisted, Length: 377 ft

10) Seawolf class-USA: The Seawolf-class is a class of nuclear powered fast attack submarines in service with the United States Navy. A fleet of 29 submarines was built over ten years, but that was reduced to 12 submarines

Power: 45,000 hp, Cost: $5 billion per unit (2018), Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h), Crew: 14 officers; 126 enlisted, Length: 353 ft 

 

 

 

 

Updated: September 14, 2019 — 3:34 pm

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