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  Collins class submarine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Collins Class submarines are a class of submarine built in Australia for the Royal Australian Navy.
The characteristics and range of Collins Class submarines have been tailored specifically for its defence and two-ocean surveillance role in the Navy.
Designed to be as quiet as possible, Collins class submarines have been developed from five generations of submarines designed and built by the Swedish Navy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Collins_class_submarine   (446 words)

 Typhoon class submarine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Typhoon-class submarine is a ballistic missile-carrying, nuclear-powered submarine (SSBN) deployed by the Soviet Navy in the 1980s.
Six Typhoon class submarines were built with each carrying 20 R-39 (SS-N-20) missiles with 10 nuclear warheads each.
A fictional Typhoon class submarine called Красный Октябрь (Red October), with enlarged size and fictional modifications, is the subject of the Tom Clancy novel and movie The Hunt for Red October.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Typhoon_class_submarine   (430 words)

 Encyclopedia: Los Angeles class submarine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Benjamin Franklin class of submarine was an evolutionary development from the James Madison class of fleet ballistic missile submarine.
USS Narwhal (SSN-671), a unique submarine, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the narwhal, a gray and white arctic whale that averages 20 feet in length, each of the males of which have single, long, twisted tusk.
Submarines of the United States Navy are built in classes, using a single design for a number of boats.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Los-Angeles-class-submarine   (3946 words)

 Upholder class submarine
The Upholder-class submarines were diesel-electric hunter-killer (SSK) submarines designed in the late 1970s to supplement the Royal Navy's nuclear submarine force.
It was highly automated to reduce manning, and the weapon-discharge system that controlled the operations of the torpedo tubes could, under certain conditions, open the torpedo tube slide valve while the rear door was open.
During sea trials of the lead ship[?] of the class, it was noticed that an emergency reversal ("crash back") would generate currents of more than 60,000 amps, which resulted in catastrophic and spectacular complete loss of propulsion.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/up/Upholder_class_submarine.html   (502 words)

 SSN-688 Los Angeles-class
Submarines of the LOS ANGELES Class are among the most advanced undersea vessels of their type in the world.
Submarines are able to get on station quickly, stay for an extended period of time and carry out a variety of missions including the deployment of special forces, minelaying, and precision strike land attack.
The JCS Submarine Force Structure Study, completed in November 1999, concluded that the optimal force structure would be 68 attack submarines by 2015 and 76 by 2025, with the minimum being at least 55 by 2015 and 62 by 2025.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/ssn-688.htm   (3878 words)

 Ohio class submarine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ohio class are the largest submarines ever built for the U.S. Navy, and are second only to the Russian Typhoon class in mass and size.
The first eight Ohio class submarines were originally equipped with 24 Trident I C-4 ballistic missiles.
Beginning with the ninth Trident submarine, USS Tennessee, the remaining ships were equipped with the upgraded Trident II D-5 variant as they were constructed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ohio_class_submarine   (897 words)

 Encyclopedia: Seawolf class submarine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
USS Seawolf (SSN-575), a unique submarine, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the seawolf, a solitary fish with strong, prominent teeth and projecting tusks that give it a savage look, was the second nuclear submarine, and the only US submarine built with...
USS Seawolf (SSN-21), the lead ship of her class, is the fourth submarine of the United States Navy named for the seawolf, a solitary fish with strong, prominent teeth and projecting tusks that give it a savage look.
USS Parche (SSN-683), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the parche, a small, gorgeously colored butterfly fish, known for its uncanny ability to swim in and around coral heads and reefs.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Seawolf-class-submarine   (1108 words)

 Naval Technology - SSGN Oscar II Class (Project 949.A); (Kursk) - Cruise Missile Submarine
The submarine is fitted with a floating antenna buoy to receive radio messages, target designation data and satellite navigation signals at a great depth and under the ice.
These large submarines are said to be slow to dive and manoeuvre, though they are credited with a submerged speed of about 30 knots — sufficient to keep pace with their targets.
The missiles, which are launched while the submarine is submerged, are fired from tubes fixed at an angle of approximately 40°.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/oscar   (923 words)

 Submarine Technology thru the Years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley is credited with the first recorded successful underwater attack, against the USS Housatonic using a torpedo, which was projected from the submarine by a pole.
Coastal and harbor defense was one of the earliest missions of the submarine force.
As a result, these submarines were overloaded with the addition of key elements required for wartime sailing-chariot bridge, torpedo room ventilation, oscillator, and gyrocompass.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/submarines/centennial/subhistory.html   (986 words)

 Chinese Defence Today :: Type 035 (Ming Class) Diesel-Electric Submarine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The submarine is based on the 1950s-era Soviet Romeo class with certain modifications.
However, the submarine provides a relatively low-cost solution for coastal defence, patrol and surveillance duties, while combat missions in deep oceans are taken by the more capable Type 039 and Kilo class.
Despite the accident the submarine seemed to be still serviceable and was towed to an unidentified naval base for further investigations.
www.sinodefence.com /navy/sub/035.asp   (899 words)

 Astute class submarine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the Swiftsure-class submarines aged, the Royal Navy began to design their replacements.
Original plans were for seven boats of the Astute class to replace five Swiftsure-class submarines (Sovereign, Superb, Sceptre, Spartan, and Splendid) and the two oldest Trafalgar-class boats (Trafalgar and Turbulent).
The Astute class is expected to be built roughly one-fifth more quickly than earlier boats, with lower running costs and a much smaller ship’s company.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Astute_class_submarine   (479 words)

 Submarine History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Early classes of submarine were designated by a letter such as A,E,H,K,M,N,O, and R. In 1908 submarines were used to defend the Philippines.
In 1916 the first submarine used for operations with the fleet was constructed, the S Class submarine.
L Class submarines were used to defend Allied shipping from German U-boats during World War I. World War II During the 1930s the Electric Boat Co. built the Salmon Class submarine that proved to be effective for long range patrols.
www.auburn.edu /student_info/trident/history/history.html   (466 words)

 E14 Submarine
This painting is of the Group II submarine E-14 during April 1915 before she is fitted with a deck gun.
The E Class, or ‘overseas’ as they were also known, were the first good and reliable submarine the Royal Navy had ever had.
The first two groups of E Class submarines (ten in Group I and twelve in Group II) were built in Vickers Yard, Barrow and also in HM Dockyard, Chatham.
www.subart.net /E14.htm   (331 words)

 Naval Technology - SSK Tupi Class - Attack Submarine
The first of class submarine, Tupi (S30), was designed and built in Kiel, Germany, by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (HDW) and commissioned into the Brazilian Navy in 1989.
The Tikuna (S34), an Improved Tupi class submarine, is under construction and was scheduled for commissioning in 2004, followed by the Tapuia in 2005.
The submarine's hull mounted sonar is the CSU-83/1 from Atlas Elektronik.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/tupi   (764 words)

 Kilo-class submarine - People's Liberation Army Navy
The Kilo-class submarines are the primary export class of Russian-made submarine, with other units having been sold to Iran and India.
The Kilo class submarines are a significant improvement over the Romeo class, of which the PRC has about 30 in service.
Two of the four submarines were apparently taken out of service in 2000 after developing battery problems, and may have been returned to Russia for repairs.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/china/kilo.htm   (785 words)

 OBERON class submarine
These submarines were very quiet for their day, and stayed in service with various Navies past the year 2000.
The final member of this class, HMS ONYX, was the only conventional submarine to see service in the Falkland's War of 1982, where she was used for special operations in and around the islands.
Two unidentified OBERON class subs lie alongside; this is a good study in contrast, as the outside sub has recieved the new Triton sonar, while the inside (background) sub has not.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/rn/submarine/oberon   (601 words)

 Naval Technology - SSN Los Angeles Class (USS Greeneville) - Attack Submarine
Nine of the Los Angeles class submarines were deployed in the Gulf War in 1991, during which Tomahawk missiles were launched from two of the submarines.
The Los Angeles class submarine is an attack submarine equipped for anti-submarine warfare, intelligence gathering, show-of-force missions, insertion of special forces, strike missions, mining and search and rescue.
The submarine is armed with both the land-attack and anti-ship version of the Tomahawk missile from Raytheon.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/la   (887 words)

 Benjamin Franklin Class Submarine Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Franklin class submarines were built with the Polaris A-3, and later converted to carry the Poseidon C-3.
In the early 1980s, to make room for the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines within the limits set by SALT II, the missile tubes of Kamehameha and James K. Polk were disabled.
Those boats were redesignated special operations attack submarines and given SSN hull classification symbols.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Benjamin_Franklin_class_submarine   (421 words)

 SS-24 E-1 Skipjack
The "E" class submarine was essentially a diesel powered "D" class submarine.
Early submarine classes such as E, H, K, L, M, N, O, and R, known as "pig boats" or "boats" because of their unusual hull shape and foul living conditions, ranged in displacement from 287 to 510 tons.
Boats of the N and O classes, as well as some of the E type, patrolled American coasts and harbors in a defensive role.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/ss-24.htm   (359 words)

 HMAS AE2: Australia's Gallipoli submarine
E14 was the first of a number of submarines that were to follow AE2 into the Sea of Marmara and effectively close it to Turkish shipping bound for the battlefields of the Gallipoli Peninsula.
Although none of the submarine’s complement were lost in the sinking, four were to die in captivity.
Some sources claim that AE2’s signal announcing her penetration of the Dardanelles convinced the Commander in Chief not to order the re-embarkation of the troops that had gone ashore at Gallipoli on 25 April, but there is no real evidence to support this claim.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-navy/ae2.htm   (434 words)

 U.S. Naval Institute Resources: LA-class Sub Interactive Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eight of the class without vertical missile launchers, however, may be refueled to extend their service and increase the numbers of active submarines; SSN 719 and later are now planned to remain in service for 33 years each.
SSN 691 was redesignated an experimental submarine during 1989 to test composite hull structures, unmanned underwater vehicles, advanced sonars, hull friction reduction, and so forth for the SSN 688 and SSN 21 classes but remains combat-capable.
Displacing some 30 tons when the submarine is submerged, they are 11.58 m long by 2.74 m high and wide and are expected to remain in use for about 40 years each.
www.usni.org /resources/LAclass/ssnlaclass.htm   (1729 words)

 Submarine Service History - Royal Australian Navy
As a result of the German submarine expansion program, it was decided in Australia to purchase two large 'E' class boats for service in our waters.
The new boats, known as the Collins class, have been and are being built by the Australian Submarine Corporation in South Australia and are specifically designed to meet the requirements of the RAN.
The rest of the Collins class submarines are due to enter service at the rate of approximately one per year.
www.navy.gov.au /history/subhistory.htm   (998 words)

 Swiftsure class submarine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Navy's Swiftsure-class of nuclear fleet submarines (SSNs) is the older of the two classes of attack submarine in service with the RN.
It originally contained six boats, but HMS Swiftsure was decommissioned in 1992 due to damage suffered to the pressure hull during trials.
The rest of the class are scheduled to be out of service by the end of the first decade of the 21st century.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swiftsure_class_submarine   (154 words)

 Naval Technology - NSSN Virginia Class - Attack Submarine
The Virginia Class New Attack Submarine is an advanced stealth multi-mission nuclear powered submarine for deep ocean anti-submarine warfare and for littoral (shallow water) operations.
Although the Seawolf submarine was developed to provide an eventual replacement for the US Navy Los Angeles Class submarines in combating the Soviet forces, the prohibitive unit cost and changing strategic requirements led to the US Navy defining a smaller new generation attack submarine.
The submarine is equipped with 12 vertical missile launch tubes and four 533mm torpedo tubes.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/nssn   (1143 words)

 Chinese Defence Today :: Type 091 (Han Class) Nuclear Attack Submarine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
China is reported to be building the next generation nuclear attack submarine (Type 093) to replace the obsolete Type 091.
China's nuclear submarine programme can trace its origin back to the late 1950s, but the first boat (pennant number 401) was not completed until 1974.
The Type 091 are reportedly capable of firing the submarine-launched variant of the YJ-8 (C-801) from its 533mm torpedo tubes.
www.sinodefence.com /navy/sub/091.asp   (800 words)

 SSN-688 Los Angeles-class - Navy Ships
SSN 688 class submarines, which will comprise 68% of the attack submarine force in 2015, must be modernized to ensure that they remain effective when operating against increasingly sophisticated undersea adversaries.
Between 1998 and 2001 the US will retire 11 Los Angeles class submarines that have an average of 13 years left on their 30-year service lives.
The 18 SSN-688 class submarines that will be refueled at their mid-life could make good candidates for a service life extension because they could operate for nearly 30 years after the refueling.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/ssn-688.htm   (1897 words)

 Sierra Class - Project 945
The new Sierra-class submarines were intended to be the primary Soviet attack submarine, incorporating a variety of new sensors, silencing equipment, command systems and countermeasures.
The Sierra-I class had six major compartments: (1) the torpedo room, and battery, (2) crew quarters, officers mess and galley, (3) command center, computer complex, and diesel generators, (4) reactor, (5) main switchboard, pumps and geared turbines, (6) electric motors, steering gear and pumps.
The chronology in Russia's (USSR) Arms Catalog evidently is partially derived from that of Bellona, which is suspect because of the discrepancy between the apparent "as of" date of the document and the reported dates of the chronology.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/row/rus/945.htm   (1054 words)

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