Britain’s newest nuclear submarine fire alert No. strategy (Figure)
construction The Astute class nuclear submarines
According to the British telecommunications network 3 May 2009 ￡ 1.2 billion reported in the British Navy, “smart” class submarine project again after two years to complete the main structure setbacks. “Astute” class submarine is the Navy’s next-generation strategic nuclear submarine of the United Kingdom’s first boat, the control tower last month in 巴因弗内斯 shipyard fire, there were 20 people working in submarines.
boat’s propulsion system of the present problems, but because of fire technicians believe that this issue has been irreparable. The project will replace the existing fleet of “agile” level and “Trafalgar” class submarine, was originally scheduled this month in service. But the Defense Department has been unable to determine when to service the boat.
But builders BAE Systems annual report released a few days ago, said the end of the boat will be delivered. So in 2009 for “smart” class submarine project is crucial.
Defense Ministry spokesman said on April 18 “smart” place on a small fire. Currently investigating the relevant circumstances, but the impact of fire on the entire project is still unknown. (China Research Institute of Shipbuilding Technology and Economy in the red)