HMS Audacious Commissioned at HM Naval Base Clyde

ASTUTE-Class attack submarine, HMS Audacious, was formally commissioned September 23, 2021 during a ceremony at HM Naval Base Clyde. Members of the ship’s company and personnel from the Submarine Flotilla (SUBFLOT) were joined at the Faslane site by the boat’s sponsor, Lady Elizabeth Jones, as they welcomed HMS Audacious to the Royal Navy Fleet. The ceremony marks the completion of…

Read More

HMS Audacious Tests New Torpedo at AUTEC

May 12, 2021 – The world’s most advanced torpedo has been declared ready for front-line action with the Royal Navy and undergone extensive deep water trials with HMS Audacious in the Bahamas. Five of the cutting-edge heavy torpedoes were successfully fired by Audacious – the fourth of the Royal Navy’s Astute-class nuclear-powered submarines – during three days of trials on…

Read More

HMS Audacious sailed from Barrow in April

November 9, 2020 – HMS Audacious, the Royal Navy’s fourth Astute Class submarine sailed from the BAES shipyard in Barrow in-Furness for her new home at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, where she will prepare for sea trials before entering operational service with the Royal Navy. Built by BAE Systems, which employs around 9,000 people in its submarine business in Barrow,…

Read More

Maiden Arrival at Faslane for Future HMS Audacious

April 7, 2020 – HMS Audacious, the fourth of the Royal Navy’s Astute-class submarines, has arrived at her new home at HM Naval Base Clyde. The new submarine and her 98-strong crew arrived at the Naval Base in Argyll and Bute today (April 7), flying the White Ensign after sailing from BAE Systems in Barrow-in-Furness. Welcoming the vessel to her…

Read More

Future HMS Audacious Begins Sea Trials

April 6, 2020 – HMS Audacious, the Royal Navy’s fourth Astute Class submarine has sailed from the BAES shipyard in Barrow in-Furness for her new home at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, where she will prepare for sea trials before entering operational service with the Royal Navy. Built by BAE Systems, which employs around 9,000 people in its submarine business…

Read More