United Kingdom Submarine Nuclear Propulsion

  • Gareth Jones Independent Scholar, UK

Abstract

June 2019 saw the fiftieth anniversary of the first Royal Navy ‘Continuous at sea Deterrent’ patrol which was carried out by a nuclear-powered submarine equipped with the Polaris missile. This article looks at how the UK undertook the development and deployment of the nuclear propulsion plant for such submarines.

Published
2021-11-19
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Articles