HMS VANGUARD

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HMS VANGUARD

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HMS VANGUARD
HMS VANGUARD

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HMS VANGUARD

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Model Number: 45152118
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  • Description

Class and type: Vanguard-class submarine
Displacement: 15,900 tonnes, submerged
Length: 149.9 m (491 ft 10 in)
Beam: 12.8 m (42 ft 0 in)
Draught: 12 m (39 ft 4 in)
Propulsion:
1 × Rolls-Royce PWR2 nuclear reactor
2 × GEC turbines; 27,500 shp (20.5 MW)
1 × shaft, pump jet propulsor
2 × auxiliary retractable propulsion motors
2 × WH Allen turbo generators (6 MW)
2 × Paxman diesel alternators; 2,700 shp (2.0 MW)
Speed: In excess of 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph), submerged
Range: Only limited by food and maintenance requirements.
Complement: 135
Sensors and
processing systems:
BAE Systems SMCS
Kelvin Hughes Type 1007 I-band navigation radar
Thales Underwater Systems Type 2054 composite sonar suite comprising:
Marconi/Ferranti Type 2046 towed array sonar
Type 2043 hull-mounted active and passive search sonar
Type 2082 passive intercept and ranging sonar
Pilkington Optronics CK51 search periscope
Pilkington Optronics CH91 attack periscope
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Two SSE Mk10 launchers for Type 2066 and Type 2071 torpedo decoys
RESM Racal UAP passive intercept
Armament:
4 × 21 inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes for:
Spearfish heavyweight torpedoes
16 ballistic missile tubes for:
16 × Lockheed Trident II D5 SLBMs (carrying up to 48 nuclear warheads)

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