BAE Secures Successor Missile Submarine Design Contract

LONDON — Design of a new fleet of Royal Navy nuclear missile-carrying submarines has advanced with the award to BAE Systems of a £201 million (US $290 million) contract to complete assessment phase work on the boat.

The cash will allow BAE to develop the design of the submarine, including equipment and systems layout, develop-manufacturing processes, and undertake production of early prototypes, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement released Tuesday.

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