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1

Type of Ship

nuclear powered ballistic missile

2

complement

135

3

powerplant

1 × Rolls-Royce PWR2 nuclear reactor
2 × GEC turbines; 27,500 shp (20.5 MW)

4

Sensors and
processing systems:


BAE Systems SMCS
Kelvin Hughes Type 1007 I-band navigation radar
Thales Underwater Systems Type 2054 composite sonar suite comprising:
Marconi/Ferranti Type 2046 towed array sonar
Type 2043 hull-mounted active and passive search sonar
Type 2082 passive intercept and ranging sonar
Pilkington Optronics CK51 search periscope
Pilkington Optronics CH91 attack periscope

5

armanent


4 × 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes for:
Spearfish heavyweight torpedoes
16 ballistic missile tubes for:
16 × Lockheed Trident II D5 SLBMs (carrying up to 8 warheads each)`

6

decommision date

to be replaced by 2028