BAE Systems announced it has been awarded a £1.4 billion contract by the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to deliver the Agamemnon nuclear-powered attack submarine to the Royal Navy.

Agamemnon will be the sixth of seven Astute-class submarines.

The first three Astute class submarines HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful are currently in service with the Royal Navy with a further four in various stages of construction.


(HMS Artful, BAE Systems).

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