Naval Warfare

BAE Systems holds naming ceremony for Anson

11th December 2020 - 16:10 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Sea trials are scheduled for 2022

The fifth submarine in the seven-boat Astute SSN class for the UK Royal Navy (RN) was officially named Anson in an 11 December ceremony at the BAE Systems Submarines facility in Barrow-in-Furness.

The 97m-long, 7,400t submarine is now scheduled to be launched ‘early next year, ahead of leaving for ...

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