The Los Angeles class of submarines are nuclear-powered fast attack submarines (SSN) in service with the United States Navy. Also known as the 688 class (pronounced "six-eighty-eight") after the hull number of lead vessel U.S.S. Los Angeles (SSN-688), 62 were built from 1972 to 1996, the latter 23 to an improved 688i standard. As of 2022, 26 of the Los Angeles class remain in commission Ð Ð†Ð â€šÐ²Ð‚Ñœ more than any other class in the world Ð Ð†Ð â€šÐ²Ð‚Ñœ and they account for more than half of the U.S. Navy's 50 fast attack submarines.
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