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HMS Artful (2005)

HMS Artful ship's badge.
Pennant No: 
S121
Warship class: 
Length: 
97 m (318 ft)
Beam: 
11.3 m (37 ft)
Draught: 
10 m (33 ft)
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Laid down: 
2005 March 11
Launched Date: 
2014 May 17
Commissioned: 
2016 March 18
Fate: 
Status: Operational
Builder: 
BAE Systems Submarine Solutions
Astute class nuclear submarine HMS Artful leaving Barrow in Furness.
Displacement: 
7,400 tonnes, submerged
Complement: 
109
Propulsion: 
Rolls-Royce PWR2 reactor (with full submarine life core), MTU 600 kilowatt diesel generators
Speed: 
29 knots (submerged)
Range: 
Unlimited, except by food supplies and maintenance requirements
Armament: 
6 × 21-inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes with stowage for up to 38 weapons:
Tomahawk Block IV land-attack missiles
Spearfish heavyweight torpedoes