Driving a Nuclear Submarine Through Britain's Roads

Click to viewRemember that Astute-class nuclear submarine that looked like a whale? Well, scrap that, because it really looks like a Calamari Cruiser or a Zentraedi mothership. At least, that's what people must be thinking while they watch it travelling through the roads of Britain mounted on a gigantastic moving… » 6/08/07 12:15pm 6/08/07 12:15pm

Astute Submarine Looks like a Whale, Never Needs Refuelling

Click to view This is the British Royal Navy's newest class of submarine, the Astute. And this is what the nuclear-powered behemoth can do: generate its own air and water; sit in the English Channel and fire cruise missiles at North Africa; but perhaps the most extraordinary feature of the British-built sub is that… » 5/08/07 9:28am 5/08/07 9:28am