HMS Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy, was launched on 28 April by BAE Systems Submarines at its site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, United Kingdom.

The 97 m long and 7,400 tons submarine will be armed with Spearfish torpedoes and Tomahawk land attack missiles

The first three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the final three Astute-class submarines are at various stages of construction.

(HMS Audacious, BAE Systems Submarines).


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