China’s New SLBM Is The Largest Submarine In The World

The New Submarine is massively larger than previous Chinese Navy Nuclear Submarines.
Naval News: Revealed: China’s New Super Submarine Dwarfs Typhoon Class
The new submarine, identified as the Type-100 Class, is armed with 48 Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBMs). It can also carry ginormous nuclear-powered nuclear-armed autonomous torpedoes. And a hangar on its back indicates a smaller submarine will also be supported. There is no doubt that this is the new god of submarines.
For decades the Russian Navy’s mighty Pr.941 Typhoon Class submarine has been the largest ever built. And size is relevant, both for political messaging as well as military reasons. Giant submarines can have greater stealth (due to space for quieting), greater survivability, and can operate for longer.
But the Typhoon’s reign is over. The Chinese Navy’s (PLAN – People’s Liberation Army Navy) latest submarine is even larger.
WNU Editor: The vessel is approximately 210 meters (690 feet) long and about 30 meters (100 feet) across. The displacement is not known. To put everything into perspective, the new super submarine is three-to-four times the size of the U.S. Navy’s Ohio class boomer.Original Article

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