Vietnamese Navy – Submarines


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Attack Submarines (Diesel-Electric Submarines)

Improved Kilo Class (Project 636MV Varshavyanka) LOA 238′ / 72.5 m TDISP 3,100 tons submerged (6 active, service since 2013) see also Russian submarines page for other Kilo examples.

Two PAVN Kilo class submarines, 2016. Credit: Trinhvan21, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

PAVN Kilo Class SSN Cam Ranh Bay 2018PAVN Kilo Class SSN Cam Ranh Bay 2020

Yugo class mini-submarines LOA ca. 80′ / 24. m TDISP 100 tons submerged (2, both likely retired, purchased from North Korea, service 1997-2018?)PAVN yugo mini subs Cam Ranh Bay 2019

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