Modern Chinese Navy Submarines
The Chinese Navy fields the third most powerful submarine arm in the naval world - behind only the United States and Russia.There are a total of 9 Modern Chinese Navy Submarines in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
Vessels currently under construction or planned for service are also included in this listing.
The Type 039 Song-class submarine of the Chinese Navy became the first indigenous Chinese attack submarine in servi...
The compact Type 039A series Yuan-class attack submarines by China succeeded the older Type 039 Song-class models i...
The Han became the first nuclear-powered submarine for the PLAN - better known as the Chinese Navy....
The Type 092 series ballistic missile submarine entered service with the PLAN sometime in 1987....
Commissioned in 2006, the Type 093 nuclear-powered attack submarine maintains an active presence in the modern Chin...
Five Type 094 ballistic missile submarines are planned for the Jin-class in service to the PLAN....
Though entering service in 1982, the Kilo-class is still in use by the Russian Navy among other operators world-wid...
The Type 096 is an under-development nuclear-powered submarine for the Chinese Navy with an emphasis placed on deli...