- BAE Systems Submarine Solutions
BAE Systems Submarine Solutions, until 2003 a unit within
BAE Systems Marine, is responsible for the development and production of the Astute class submarine. At the same time BAE Systems Naval Shipswas formed to operate the shipbuilding capabilities of BAE Systems.
The submarines are constructed at BAE Systems' yard at
Barrow-in-Furness. The Astute class is a new generation of nuclear attack submarine (SSN) for the Royal Navy. The order for the initial batch of three ships was place in 1997, with Marconi Marine (VSEL), since absorbed into BAE Systems.
List of Ships and Submarines Built in Barrow-in-Furness, UK
* [http://www.naval-technology.com/features/feature1224/ BAE Systems: Murray Easton Interview]
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