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UK Astute submarine finally ready for operations

18th July 2013 - 16:57 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


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The first Astute-class submarine has been handed over to the Royal Navy for operations almost three years after it was commissioned.

BAE Systems Maritime announced on 18 July that HMS Astute and the second Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN), HMS Ambush, were delivered to the Royal Navy during a ceremony ...

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