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Reactor incidents on new nuclear subs double in one year

Astute-class submarines HMS Artful (left) and HMS Astute (right), at HM Naval Base Clyde, also known as Faslane.

The Royal Navy’s new nuclear-powered submarines have been plagued by 69 safety incidents and “near misses” over the last four years. 357 more words


Grey skies at Faslane for Artful's arrival

Commander Scott Bower of HMS Artful is pictured meeting Rear Admiral John Weale, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Submarine and Flag Officer Scotland.

The Royal Navy’s newest hunter-killer submarine, HMS Artful, arrived at her new home of Faslane this week. 146 more words