The UK ministry of defense is investing £225m towards new facilities where four new nuclear submarines will be assembled to ensure maximum efficiency.
The first of the four submarines is expected to be delivered in 2028. The new vessels will begin replacing the Vanguard class, from the 2030’s.
First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope was quoted as saying by UK Defense Journal Tuesday that Successor is now in the detailed design stage and it is expected to begin delivery in 2028. It is expected to be the most technologically advanced submarine in the history of the Royal Navy, the name of the class has not yet been revealed.