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April 28, 2013

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"HMS Ambush, the Royal Navy's newest nuclear attack submarine, is one of the most sophisticated and powerful vessels of her type ever built."

She cost around £1billion to build, has sonar so sensitive it can hear other vessels 3,000 miles away and carries a giant payload of 38 deadly Tomahawk cruise missiles.
The giant Astute-class sub, which was launched today, is so hi-tech she doesn't even need a periscope.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at April 28, 2013 09:28 AM