Britain develops new generation of nuclear submarines

Britain has announced the beginning of a new phase in the development of a new generation of missile submarines for its navy.

The British Ministry of Defense has signed contracts worth two billion dollars with BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce to launch the third phase of development of the Dreadnought strategic nuclear submarine.

Reports had previously indicated that the Dreadnought submarine is 153.6 meters long, with a water displacement rate of 17,200 tons.

Each Dreadnought submarine will be armed with 12 Trident-2 ballistic missiles, and these missiles will be capable of carrying nuclear warheads.

These submarines will also be equipped with systems to launch 533 mm torpedoes.

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