HMS Astute: Relic or Revolution for the Royal Navy
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 last of class 'HMS Abandoned' due to its unviable nature in the current economic environment.
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