Which Submarine Wins? China's Jin-Class vs. America's Columbia-Class
The National Interest -

Kris Osborn

U.S. Submarines, Asia

Don't underestimate the Chinese Jin-class sub.

Here's What You Need to Remember: The Columbia class is to be equipped with an electric-drive propulsion train, as opposed to the mechanical-drive propulsion train used on other Navy submarines.

While little is known about the exact technological make-up of the emerging Chinese Jin-class SSBN, it might not rival the emerging U.S. Columbia-class submarine. After all, the new, now-in-development Columbia class may...

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