NIS briefing on Devonport Dockyard

A Nuclear Information Service briefing giving an overview of the dockyard and its role in servicing the UK’s submarine fleet, including its nuclear-armed submarines. The briefing includes a short history of the site, the key facilities there, current upgrade projects and future plans. There are also sections on Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd, who own and run the dockyard, the Vanguard submarine deep maintenance schedule and progress on submarine dismantling.

This publication is intended to give a brief but informative primer on the site and feedback is welcomed.

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