HMS Astute, the British Royal Navy's latest nuclear submarine, sails up the Firth of Clyde to its base in western Scotland. Photo: AFP

Problems beset new British nuclear submarine

Astute, a multibillion-pound hunter-killer submarine, is too slow and is springing leaks

HMS Astute, the British Royal Navy's latest nuclear submarine, sails up the Firth of Clyde to its base in western Scotland. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE