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SSN Astute Class Nuclear Submarine

Manufacturer

BAE Systems

Crew

110 (including 12 officers)

Length

97m

Beam

10.4m

Draught

10m

Displacement

7,800t (dived)

Speed

29kt (dived)

Diving Depth

More than 300m

Endurance

90 days

Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile

Tomahawk block III

Torpedoes

6 x 533mm torpedo tubes for missiles and Spearfish torpedo - total of 36 carried

Combat Data System

Alenia Marconi Systems AMCS

Countermeasures

Outfit UAP(4) ESM, decoys

Radar

I-band navigation radar

Sonar

Thales Underwater Systems Type 2076

Nuclear Reactors

2 x Rolls-Royce PWR2

Generator

MTU 600kW diesel
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