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Camilla welcomes HMS Astute back home at Faslane

HMS Astute, hailed as the Royal Navy’s most advanced submarine, returned to Faslane today after eight months at sea on her first operational deployment.

The submarine’s sponsor, the Duchess of Rothesay, joined over 150 friends and family to welcome her return at a special ceremony. 199 more words


Navy's new Astute class hunter-killer subs enter service

Britain: The Navy’s two most advanced hunter-killer submarines ever have entered service after years of delays.

The Astute class submarines are among the most advanced in the world… 563 more words



New hunter-killer submarine HMS Ambush mastered the art of berthing next to a support ship during trials with RFA Diligence in the safe waters of her home base.Ambush spent two days next to Diligence in Gare Loch in a manoeuvre known as ‘rafting up’ – vital for sustaining submarine operations around the globe. 7 more words


Wife of shot submariner Ian Molyneux accepts Elizabeth Cross - Video Clip

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Gillian Molyneux says Lt Cdr Ian Molyneux would have wanted to “protect” his fellow submariners when he was shot. 352 more words

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