Kristoffer Pettersen
New submarine power On May 2nd, 2009, the Australian Government issued a White Paper stating its intentions to acquire twelve new submarines for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The new replacement project, SEA 1000, is to replace the six Collins class submarines with a unique Australian design designated to "Defend Australia in the Asia...Full Article »
It was the16th of February, 2010 when HMS Astute left Faslane, Scotland to initiate sea trials. Forty three months behind schedule and £900m over budget, the HMS Astute is the Royal Navy's inaugural launch of a series of 7 nuclear submarines provided courtesy of international conglomerate BAE Systems. However, cynics now name the...Full Article »