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1

How many torpedo tubes does the Trafalgar class have?

5 torpedo tubes

2

How many tonnes does the Astute class displace?

7,400 tonnes

2

What are the armaments of the Vanguard class?

Trident 2 D5 Ballistic Nuclear Missiles and Spearfish torpedos

3

What are the armaments of the Trafalgar class?

Tomahawk IV (Tomahawk Land Attack Cruise Missile) and Spearfish torpedos

4

What sonar does the Trafalgar class carry?

Thales Sonar 2020/2076

5

How many warheads can the Trident 2 D5 Ballistic Missile deliver?

It can deliver 8 warheads against a dozen different targets.

6

When were the Astute class submarines first commissioned and how many will there be?

2010 and there will be 7

6

When will the last of the Trafalgar class submarines be decommissioned?

2022

7

What is the name of the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent?

Vanguard class submarine

8

How many crew in the Astute class?

98 people

9

When were the Trafalgar class submarines first commissioned?

1987

11

What are the armaments of the Astute class?

Tomahawk IV (Tomahawk Land Attack Cruise Missile) and Spearfish torpedos

12

What is the name of the ballistic missile class submarines?

Vanguard

12

How many torpedo tubes does the Astute class have?

6 torpedo tubes

12

What is the top speed of the Vanguard class?

25 knots

13

What are the ranges of Royal Navy Submarines?

Unlimited as they are nuclear - but are dependent upon stores.

14

What is the top speed of the Trafalgar class?

32 knots

15

How many Vanguard class submarines are in service and what are their names?

4 - Vanguard, Victorious, Vigilant, Vengeance

17

Which class is the Astute replacing?

They are replacing the Trafalgar class

18

When were the Vanguard class submarines first commissioned?

1993

19

How many torpedo tubes does the Vanguard class have?

4 torpedo tubes

20

How many personnel are onboard the Vanguard class?

135 personnel

22

What sonar does the Astute class carry?

Thales Sonar 2076

23

What are the Spearfish torpedo capabilities?

Carry a 660lb explosive charge. Finds its target via inbuilt sonar or guided by copper wire. Full speed can attack a target 14 miles away, at low speed can attack a target 30 miles away.

24

How many personnel are onboard the Trafalgar class?

130 personnel

25

What are the attack class submarine classes?

Astute (new) and Trafalgar (old)

26

What sonar does the Vanguard class carry?

Thales Sonar 2054

28

What will be the names of the Astute class submarines?

Agamemnon. Ambush, Anson, Artful, Astute, Audacious. Astute, Ambush and Artful have been built.

29

What is the range and speed of the Trident 2 D5 Ballistic Nuclear Missiles?

Up to 7,000 miles away and can travel at over 13,000 miles per hour.

30

How many Trafalgar class submarines are still in service and what are their names?

4 - Torbay, Trenchant, Talent, Triumph