SSBN Follow on - from the chilly North to the sunny South ?

Discussion in 'Submariners' started by pg55555, Aug 14, 2014.

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    Today's Guardian (!) is reporting a Royal United Services Institute "think tank" report that suggests that the follow on class of SSBNs could be based at Devonport, but later than the Scottish government's target of 2020 (it suggests 2028) and at quite some cost (£3.5 BN) .

    The 2028 date is to tie in with the supposed introduction date of the future class of subs.

    ( It rules out my personal favourite [Milford Haven] due to the huge amount of liquefied natural gas that passes through and is stored there. )

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  2. Londonderry. Served us well in the last lot. Boost the local economy and even quicker access to the Atlantic.
  3. I expect Gerry Adams & Co are wetting themselves in anticipation.
  4. What MI5s top agents? Yes im sure they will be delighted....;)
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  5. Mc BBC
    Do these buggers actually understand what RNAD Coulport does? Storing the sunshine generators is the easy bit.

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