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Navy - submarines


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Interactive map of submarines in each country. Supported countries only.

Number of submarines includes attack, ballistic missile submarines(SSBN) and guided missile submarines (SSGN).

A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater. An attack submarine is a submarine specifically designed for the purpose of attacking and sinking other submarines, surface combatants and merchant vessels. Attack submarines may be either nuclear-powered or diesel-electric powered.
A ballistic missile submarine is a submarine deploying submarine-launched ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads.
A cruise missile submarine is a submarine that can launch cruise missiles. Many cruise missile submarines retain the capability to deploy nuclear warheads on their missiles.