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Vanguard-class submarine

Index Vanguard-class submarine

The Vanguard class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) in service with the Royal Navy. [1]

67 relations: Active Royal Navy weapon systems, BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4, BAeSEMA, BBC Radio 4, CAP Scientific, Columbia-class submarine, Combimac, Dead Hand, Defence Equipment and Support, Devonshire Dock, Devonshire Dock Hall, Dounreay, Dreadnought-class submarine, George Osborne, Gluaiseacht, Great Cumbrae, History of the Falkland Islands, HMS Artful (S121), HMS Vanguard (S28), HMS Vengeance, Hunterston, International Court of Justice advisory opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, Island-class patrol vessel (2013), Islands of the Clyde, Jeff James (public servant), Letters of last resort, List of active Royal Marines military watercraft, List of ICBMs, List of nuclear submarines, List of states with nuclear weapons, List of submarine classes, List of submarine classes of the Royal Navy, List of submarines of the Royal Navy, Loch Goil, Military history of Scotland, Noel Davies, Nuclear submarine, Nuclear weapons and the United Kingdom, Nuclear weapons delivery, Philip Hammond, Rolls-Royce PWR, Royal Navy, Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Scotland, Second strike, Siân Berry, Single Integrated Operational Plan, Sonar, St Theresa's Independent State Grammar School for Girls (and Boys), Standing Royal Navy deployments, ..., Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010, Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, Strategic Defence Review, Submarine Command System, Swampy, The Third World War: The Untold Story, Tommy Sheridan, Tony Benn, Trident submarine, UGM-133 Trident II, United Kingdom and weapons of mass destruction, United Kingdom–United States relations, V class, Vanguard (disambiguation), Vertical launching system, WE.177, 10th Submarine Squadron (United Kingdom). Expand index (17 more) »

Active Royal Navy weapon systems

This is a list of Active Royal Navy weapon systems.

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BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4

The BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4 was a planned maritime patrol and attack aircraft intended to replace the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2.

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BAeSEMA

BAeSEMA was a naval technology joint venture between British Aerospace and the French Sema Group.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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CAP Scientific

CAP Scientific Ltd was a British defence software company, and was part of CAP (Computer Analysts and Programmers) Group pl.

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Columbia-class submarine

The Columbia-class submarine, formerly known as the Ohio Replacement Submarine and SSBN-X Future Follow-on Submarine, is a future United States Navy nuclear submarine class designed to replace the Trident missile-armed ballistic missile submarines.

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Combimac

COMBIMAC is a manufacturer of special electric motors and centrifugal fans located in the town Emmen, the Netherlands.

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Dead Hand

Dead Hand (Система «Периметр», Systema "Perimetr", lit. "Perimeter" System, with the GRAU Index 15E601, Cyrillic: 15Э601), also known as Perimeter, was a Cold War-era automatic nuclear weapons-control system used by the Soviet Union.

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Defence Equipment and Support

Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is a trading entity and joint-defence organisation within the UK Ministry of Defence.

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Devonshire Dock

Devonshire Dock is the oldest of the four docks which make up the Port of Barrow in Barrow-in-Furness, England.

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Devonshire Dock Hall

Devonshire Dock Hall (often abbreviated to DDH) is a large indoor shipbuilding and assembly complex that forms part of the BAE Systems shipyard in the Barrow Island area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.

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Dounreay

Dounreay (Dùnrath) (Ordnance Survey) is on the north coast of Caithness, in the Highland area of Scotland and west of the town of Thurso.

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Dreadnought-class submarine

The Dreadnought class is the replacement for the ''Vanguard'' class of ballistic missile submarines which entered service in the United Kingdom in the 1990s with an intended service life of 25 years.

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George Osborne

George Gideon Oliver Osborne (born 23 May 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician, who was Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton from June 2001 until he stood down on 3 May 2017.

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Gluaiseacht

Gluaiseacht for Global Justice is an Irish environmental, peace and social justice group.

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Great Cumbrae

Great Cumbrae (Scots, Muckle Cumbrae; Scottish Gaelic, Cumaradh Mòr; also known as Cumbrae or the Isle of Cumbrae) is the larger of the two islands known as The Cumbraes in the lower Firth of Clyde in western Scotland.

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History of the Falkland Islands

The history of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) goes back at least five hundred years, with active exploration and colonisation only taking place in the 18th century.

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HMS Artful (S121)

HMS Artful is the third nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the British Royal Navy.

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HMS Vanguard (S28)

The eleventh HMS Vanguard of the Royal Navy is the lead boat of her class of Trident ballistic missile-armed submarines.

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HMS Vengeance

Eight ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Vengeance.

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Hunterston

Hunterston, by the Firth of Clyde, is a coastal area in Ayrshire, Scotland.

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International Court of Justice advisory opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons

Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons is a landmark international law case, where the International Court of Justice gave an advisory opinion stating that there is no source of law, customary or treaty, that explicitly prohibits the possession or even use of nuclear weapons.

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Island-class patrol vessel (2013)

The Island-class is a class of Police patrol boat operated primarily by the MOD Police Clyde Marine Unit at HMNB Clyde.

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Islands of the Clyde

The Islands of the Firth of Clyde are the fifth largest of the major Scottish island groups after the Inner and Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland.

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Jeff James (public servant)

Jeffrey Daniel Dominic James (né Walker; born 11 March 1968) is a British public servant and executive, and former Royal Navy sailor.

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Letters of last resort

The letters of last resort are four identically worded handwritten letters from the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to the commanding officers of the four British ballistic missile submarines.

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List of active Royal Marines military watercraft

List of active Royal Marines military watercraft is a list of landing craft and other watercraft in service with the Royal Marines.

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List of ICBMs

This is a list of intercontinental ballistic missiles developed by various countries.

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List of nuclear submarines

This is a list of nuclear-powered submarines.

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List of states with nuclear weapons

There are eight sovereign states that have successfully detonated nuclear weapons.

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List of submarine classes

This is a list of submarine classes, sorted by country.

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List of submarine classes of the Royal Navy

This is a list of submarine classes of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom.

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List of submarines of the Royal Navy

This is a list of Royal Navy submarines, arranged chronologically.

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Loch Goil

Loch Goil; (Loch Goil) is a small sea loch forming part of the coast of the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Military history of Scotland

Historically, Scotland has a long military tradition that predates the Act of Union with England.

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Noel Davies

Sir Charles Noel Davies (2 December 1933 - 10 February 2015) was chief executive of Vickers Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd (VSEL) from 1989 to 1995 during the period when the yard built the Vanguard class submarines that replacing the former Polaris fleet.

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Nuclear submarine

A nuclear submarine is a submarine powered by a nuclear reactor.

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Nuclear weapons and the United Kingdom

In October 1952, the United Kingdom (UK) became the third country to independently develop and test nuclear weapons.

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Nuclear weapons delivery

Nuclear weapons delivery is the technology and systems used to place a nuclear weapon at the position of detonation, on or near its target.

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Philip Hammond

Philip Anthony Hammond (born 4 December 1955) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Chancellor of the Exchequer since 13 July 2016 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Runnymede and Weybridge since 1997.

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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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Royal Navy Submarine Museum

The Royal Navy Submarine Museum at Gosport is a maritime museum tracing the international history of submarine development from the age of Alexander the Great to the present day, and particularly the history of the Royal Navy Submarine Service from the navy's first submarine, Holland 1, to the nuclear-powered ''Vanguard''-class submarines.

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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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Second strike

In nuclear strategy, a second-strike capability is a country's assured ability to respond to a nuclear attack with powerful nuclear retaliation against the attacker.

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Siân Berry

Siân Rebecca Berry (born 9 July 1974) is an English politician and member of the Green Party of England and Wales.

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Single Integrated Operational Plan

The Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP) was the United States' general plan for nuclear war from 1961 to 2003.

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Sonar

Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels.

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St Theresa's Independent State Grammar School for Girls (and Boys)

The New Coalition Academy is a column in Private Eye that depicts the UK coalition government led by David Cameron and Nick Clegg as if they were in fact taking over a failing school.

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Standing Royal Navy deployments

Standing Royal Navy deployments is a list of operations and commitments undertaken by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy on a worldwide basis.

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Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010

The Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010 was announced by the newly formed Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government of the United Kingdom in May 2010, and published on 19 October 2010.

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Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015

The National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 (Cm 9161) was published by the British government on 23 November 2015 to outline the United Kingdom's defence strategy up to 2025.

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Strategic Defence Review

The Strategic Defence Review (SDR) was a British policy document produced in July 1998 by the Labour Government that had gained power a year previously.

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Submarine Command System

SMCS, the Submarine Command System, was first created for the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom's Vanguard class submarines as a tactical information system and a torpedo weapon control system.

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Swampy

Daniel Hooper (born 1973), better known as Swampy, is an environmental activist, characterised as an environmental protester or eco-warrior, from the United Kingdom.

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The Third World War: The Untold Story

The Third World War: The Untold Story is a novel by Sir John Hackett portraying a fictional Third World War between NATO and Warsaw Pact forces which breaks out in 1985, written in the style of a non-fiction, post-event historical account.

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Tommy Sheridan

Tommy Sheridan (born 7 March 1964 in Glasgow) is a Scottish politician who was co-convenor of Solidarity, along with Rosemary Byrne until June 2016.

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Tony Benn

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn (3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014), originally known as Anthony Wedgwood Benn, but later as Tony Benn, was a British politician, writer, and diarist.

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Trident submarine

Trident submarine may refer to the following classes of submarine.

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UGM-133 Trident II

The UGM-133A Trident II, or Trident D5 is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, California, and deployed with the American and British navies.

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United Kingdom and weapons of mass destruction

The United Kingdom possesses, or has possessed, a variety of weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons.

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United Kingdom–United States relations

British–American relations, also referred to as Anglo-American relations, encompass many complex relations ranging from two early wars to competition for world markets.

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V class

V class or Class V may refer to.

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Vanguard (disambiguation)

The vanguard is the leading part of an advancing military formation.

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Vertical launching system

A vertical launching system (VLS) is an advanced system for holding and firing missiles on mobile naval platforms, such as surface ships and submarines.

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WE.177

The WE.177, originally styled as WE 177, and sometimes simply as WE177, was a series of tactical and strategic nuclear weapons equipping the Royal Navy (RN) and the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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10th Submarine Squadron (United Kingdom)

The 10th Submarine Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanguard-class_submarine

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