No 6. Trafalgar Class – UK
|Weapons carried||5 x 21 inch torpedo tubesTomahawk land-attack cruise missilesSpearfish wire-guided heavyweight torpedoes.
Harpoon anti surface missiles.
Until the arrival of the Astute class, these were the most advanced nuclear fleet submarines of the Royal Navy. These submarines are fitted with Sonar 2076, claimed to be the most advanced in the world.
No 5. Type 093 Shang Class – China
|Units built||6-8 planned|
|Weapons carried||YJ-82 anti-ship missiles6 x 533-mm torpedo tubes|
Deployed by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy, these submarines are some of the best in the business. These submarines are expected to replace Type 091 class very soon.