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HMS Spartan (S105)

Index HMS Spartan (S105)

HMS Spartan was a nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the Royal Navy's. [1]

25 relations: ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (V-2), BAE Systems, Barrow-in-Furness, British 21 inch torpedo, Cruise missile, Cumbria, England, Falkland Islands, Falklands War, Fire in anger, Hansard, Harpoon (missile), Pennant number, Raymond Lygo, Rolls-Royce PWR, Royal Navy, Scotland, Spearfish torpedo, Stanley, Falkland Islands, Submarine, Swiftsure-class submarine, Tomahawk (missile), Total Exclusion Zone, Vickers-Armstrongs, 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands.

ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (V-2)

ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (V-2) was an aircraft carrier in the Argentine Navy from 1969 to 1997.

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BAE Systems

BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.

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Barrow-in-Furness

Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.

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British 21 inch torpedo

There have been several British 21-inch (533 mm) diameter torpedoes used by the Royal Navy since their first development just before the First World War.

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Cruise missile

A cruise missile is a guided missile used against terrestrial targets that remains in the atmosphere and flies the major portion of its flight path at approximately constant speed.

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Cumbria

Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Fire in anger

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Hansard

Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.

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Harpoon (missile)

The Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, developed and manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing Defense, Space & Security).

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Pennant number

In the Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth of Nations, ships are identified by pennant number (an internationalisation of pendant number, which it was called before 1948).

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Raymond Lygo

Admiral Sir Raymond Derek Lygo, KCB (15 March 1924 – 7 March 2012) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Vice Chief of the Naval Staff.

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Rolls-Royce PWR

The Rolls-Royce pressurised water reactor (PWR) series has powered British nuclear submarines since the, commissioned in 1966.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Spearfish torpedo

The Spearfish torpedo (formally Naval Staff Target 7525) is the heavy torpedo used by the submarines of the Royal Navy.

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Stanley, Falkland Islands

Stanley (also known as Port Stanley) is the capital of the Falkland Islands.

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Submarine

A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Swiftsure-class submarine

The Swiftsure class was a class of nuclear-powered fleet submarines in service with the Royal Navy from the early 1970s until 2010.

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Tomahawk (missile)

The Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) is a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile that is primarily used by the United States Navy and Royal Navy in ship and submarine-based land-attack operations.

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Total Exclusion Zone

The Total Exclusion Zone (TEZ) was an area declared by the United Kingdom on 30 April 1982 covering a circle of from the centre of the Falkland Islands.

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Vickers-Armstrongs

Vickers-Armstrongs Limited was a British engineering conglomerate formed by the merger of the assets of Vickers Limited and Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Company in 1927.

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1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands

On 2 April 1982, Argentine forces launched the invasion of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), beginning the Falklands War.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Spartan_(S105)

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