Monday, March 2, 2009

Vigilant gets £300 million weapons upgrade

HMS Vigilant's refit began last year but today the MOD announced that the SSBN would receive a £300 million upgrade during it's 3 year refit. As well as a new reactor core Vigilant will receive upgrades to it's self-defence and Trident missile systems as well as improvements to the accommodation and mess areas and an improved safety system. Some information on Vanguard class upgrades can be seen here.

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