The Royal Navy's fifth Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) is now in the water following her launch by BAE Systems at the Barrow shipyard.
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21 Apr 2021
Anson, the fifth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy, has been launched at the BAE Systems site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
27 Jan 2021
Cutting-edge Spearfish and Sting Ray torpedoes carried by the Royal Navy are receiving a £230 million (US$ 315 million) maintenance uplift, the UK MoD said today.
07 Apr 2020
HMS Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, set sail from Barrow-in-Furness site yesterday.
21 Mar 2019
According to an announcement published by the European Ted online platform, the UK MoD Maritime Combat Systems (MCS) Team awarded Thales UK a £64 million (US$84 million) contract for Astute-class submarine sensors support.
26 Feb 2019
The British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has awarded a £235M (US$309M) contract to support the Royal Navy submarines nuclear propulsion systems, the UK MoD announced yesterday.