What Is the Largest Submarine in the World?

What Is the Largest Submarine in the World?

As of 2014, the world's largest submarine is the Russian Navy's Typhoon Class submarine with a submerged displacement of more than 48,000 tonnes. Each Typhoon is 175 meters long with a beam length of 23 meters and draught length of 12 meters.

Typhoons are powered by two nuclear water reactors, two steam turbines and four turbogenerators. The second-largest submarine is another Russian submarine called the Borei Class with a submerged displacement of 24,000 tonnes. The third-largest submarine, and the largest ever built for the United States, is the Ohio Class used by the US Navy, which has a submerged displacement of 18,750 tonnes.