The UK Ministry of Defense has announced a new £1.4 billion contract for the construction of the…

via John Currin (JC – Ex RNZN) – Google+ Public Posts

The UK Ministry of Defense has announced a new £1.4 billion contract for the construction of the Royal Navy’s sixth Astute-class submarine.

Named HMS Agamemnon, the submarine is the sixth of overall seven boats to be built for the Royal Navy.

The nuclear-powered submarines are being built by BAE Systems in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

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