Chinese Submarine Models

This article is a companion piece to China's Submarine Capabilities page.

Name: Xia-class SSBN
Other names: Type 092, 夏级
Length: 120m
Beam: 10m
Drought: 8m
Speed: 22 knots dive
Torpedoes: Six 533mm bow tubes
 
Sources: 
[1] “Type 92 Xia,” Federation of American Scientists, 10 June 1998, http://fas.org.
[2] “XIA class (Type 092) (SSBN),” Jane’s Fighting Ships, Jane’s IHS, 13 February 2015, www.ihs.com.
[3] U.S. Department of Defense, “Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China,” 2015, www.defense.gov.
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Name: Xia-class SSBN Pre-Retrofit
Other names: Type 092, 夏级
Length: 120m
Beam: 8m
Drought: 8m
Speed: 22 knots dive
Torpedoes: Six 533mm bow tubes
 
Sources: 
[1] “Type 92 Xia,” Federation of American Scientists, 10 June 1998, http://fas.org.
[2] “XIA class (Type 092) (SSBN),” Jane’s Fighting Ships, Jane’s IHS, 13 February 2015, www.ihs.com.
[3] U.S. Department of Defense, “Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China,” 2015, www.defense.gov.
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Name: Jin-class SSBN
Other names: Type 094, 晋级
Length: 137m
Beam: 11.8m
Missiles: Twelve Julang-2 (JL-2) submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs)
Torpedoes: Six 533mm bow tubes
 
Sources: 
[1] “Type 94 Jin,” Federation of American Scientists, 10 June 1998, http://fas.org.
[2] “Jin class (Type 094) (SSBN),” Jane’s Fighting Ships, Jane’s IHS, 13 February 2015, www.ihs.com.
[3] Jonathan Weng, “China Unveils New SSBNs,” Military Technology, 2007, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p. 90-91, via: http://search.ebscohost.com.
[4] U.S. Department of Defense, “Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China,” 2015, www.defense.gov.
June 3, 2015
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