How old is HMS Trenchant?
HMS Trenchant (S91)
|Launched||3 November 1986|
|Commissioned||14 January 1989|
|Homeport||HMNB Devonport, Plymouth|
How old are Vanguard submarines?
Since the decommissioning of the Royal Air Force WE. 177 free-fall thermonuclear weapons during March 1998, the four Vanguard submarines are the sole platforms for the United Kingdom’s nuclear weapons.
How many submarines does UK have?
The Royal Navy has four Astute-class submarines, with three still being built, and two of the older Trafalgar-class submarines. In addition there are four Vanguard-class submarines armed with Trident nuclear missiles.