National Interest: The Royal Navy’s Dreadnought Submarine Is a Real Doomsday Machine
Once the new submarine class comes fully online, they’ll replace London’s current ballistic missile submarines.
The Dreadnought-class of submarines will replace the United Kingdom’s Vanguard-class submarines which currently provide the Royal Navy’s silent underwater nuclear deterrent. Though certainly among the world’s most capable nuclear submarines, the Vanguards have been in service with the Royal Navy since the 1990s, making the oldest of the submarines nearly thirty years old. Former Defense Secretary Michael Fallon stated that the Royal Navy “cannot know what dangers we might face in the 2030s, 2040s and 2050s,” justifying the submarine’s construction.
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More News On The Royal Navy's Dreadnought Class Submarine
Inside story: the battle to build Britain's new £41bn nuclear submarines — The Telegraph
Dreadnought-Class Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarines, UK — Naval News
Britain's Dreadnought-class missile submarines will use fly-by-wire — New Atlas
BAE chief reveals whether company will deliver £31bn Dreadnought submarines on time — NW Evening Mail
Lack of British steel in Dreadnought nuclear subs underlines procurement failure — The Guardian
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