Vanguard class ballistic missile submarines (RN, 1992)

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Vanguard class ballistic missile submarines

specifications

Displacement: c14,000t/16,000t
Dimensions: 149.9m pp x 12.8m x 12m
Machinery: 1 shaft. 2 steam turbines, 1 reactor, 27,500shp = 25kts
Armament: 16 Trident D5 SLBM, 4-533mm TT
Sensors:
Complement: 135

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp History Note
S28 Vanguard Vickers, Barrow 3 Sept 1986 4 Mar 1992 14 Sept 1993
S29 Victorious Vickers, Barrow 12 Apr 1988 29 Sept 1993 7 Jan 1995
S30 Vigilant Vickers, Barrow 16 Feb 1991 14 Oct 1995 2 Nov 1996
S31 Vengeance Vickers, Barrow 1 Feb 1993 20 Sept 1998 27 Nov 1999