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How many submarines does the United States have?

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02/03/2009

78 (72 active and 6 under construction)

There are two different types of submarines...

The Attack Sub, which is designed to seek & destroy enemy subs & surface ships.

The Ballistic Missile Sub, which is a nuclear-powered sub armed with long-range strategic missles.

As for as Attack Sub's, there is 1 Virginia Class (5 under construction), 2 Seawolf Class (1 under construction), & 51 Los Angelos Class.

As for as the Ballistic Missile Sub there are currently 18 active