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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Advanced British submarine HMS Artful to undergo sea trials

Britain's most technically advanced submarine - boasting the world's biggest ears - is to undergo sea trials this summer, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced Friday.

Fallon visited the BAE Systems shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness in Northern England to inspect HMS Artful as she prepares for sea trials this summer.

She will enter service with the Royal Navy before the end of this year, operating from Her Majesty's Naval base on the Clyde in Scotland.

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