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Britain's entire fleet of attack submarines 'out of action'

By Laura Hughes, political correspondent
The  Telegraph
February 10, 2017

HMS Astute, an Astute class nuclear-submarine, one of Britain’s fleet of attack submarines which is currently out of operation due to repair and maintenance work CREDIT: PA… 314 more words

Submariners travel to London for memorial service

Submariners from Faslane will join hundreds of serving and veteran crewmen at this year’s Submariners’ Remembrance Service and Parade in London.

The unique service and parade is held each year to honour submariners of all generations who have ‘Crossed the Bar’ in service of their country. 170 more words


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