The Dreadnought class is the replacement for the Vanguard class of ballistic missile submarines which entered service in the United Kingdom in the 1990s with an intended service life of 25 years. They will carry Trident II D-5 missiles like their predecessors.
Soviet submarine K-162 was the world's fastest submarine. The first submarine constructed with a titanium hull, she was the only vessel of the Soviet Union's Project 661 Anchar nuclear-powered attack submarine design. The boat is best known in the West by its NATO reporting name Papa class. K-162 was renamed K-222 in 1978.
The Type 094 (simplified Chinese: 094型核潜艇; traditional Chinese: 094型核潛艇; Chinese designation: 09-IV; NATO reporting name: Jin class) is a class of ballistic missile submarine developed by China for the People's Liberation Army Navy Submarine Force.
A Typhoon-class submarine on the surface in 1985. Soviet Typhoon-class ballistic missile submarine, with inset of a football field graphic to convey a sense of the enormous size of the vessel. The Typhoon class was developed under Project 941 as the Russian Akula class (Акула), meaning shark.