Astute Class Submarines: Procurement

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 26th February 2020.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Royal Navy has procured seven Astute-class submarines.

Photo of Jeremy Quin Jeremy Quin The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

We remain committed to delivering seven Astute Class submarines by 2026. The contract for the procurement of the seventh and last boat in this Class, AGINCOURT, was announced in May 2018, underpinning the commitment made in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review.

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