As work begins on Britain’s next generation of nuclear ballistic missile submarines, the first in her class has been given an historic name. According to Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, the Queen today gave the royal assent for the largest-ever Royal Navy submarine to be christened HMS Dreadnought – the ninth such vessel in over 450 years. The date of the naming was chosen to mark Trafalgar Day and the 56th anniversary of the launching of the first British nuclear submarine, also named Dreadnought.
.. Continue Reading Britain’s latest ballistic missile sub named as construction begins
- HMS Artful completes maiden dive
- Report examines feasibility of nuclear-powered submarines for Australia
- HMS Artful uses new “brain” to fire torpedo
- Competition seeks ideas to transform nuclear sub
- Royal Navy subs provide insights for Arctic science
- BAE Systems and the Open University design atmospheric monitoring system for UK subs