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Any incident, accident or breakdown therefore has a devastating knock on and it is totally unacceptable that a training accident results in a complete removal of such vital front one capabilities. A great article and one that has structure and balance. This is not a case of the RN being over-lenient but the court recognising a good man made a momentary mistake, he was found not to have deliberately ignored an obvious threat or taken any unjustified risk. Preventing conflict The stability of our nation depends on the freedom of the seas. Theoretically, he could intervene if he was in the control room at the time and considered the boat to be in danger. Read about the new carrier.

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Nuclear submarine commander ‘took eye off ball’ before collision

Tomahawk Land Attack Missile”. Why do peacetime naval accidents keep happening?

Applying the lessons and efforts to eliminate future mistakes must be a high priority but forces training will always be a difficult hm between safety and realism. Our presence is key to achieving this.


HMS Ambush (S) – Wikipedia

Ambush would probably have been scheduled to complete a patrol somewhere after Perisher course concluded but instead, after temporary repairs in Gibraltar, returned to Scotland on 12th August and she was still under repair alongside in Faslane well into Training accidents are experienced across the board, for example, the RAF has suffered at least 50 non-combat related losses of Tornado jets since Motto Hide and Seek.

Royal Marines are able to operate across all terrains and environments using an arsenal of highly specialised equipment and weapons. We can look forward to future collisions and mealy mouthed defence of incompetence masked by odes to service and duty. In a,bush heat of the desert and ice of the Antarctic, we are ready for action.

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A bad day at the office – perspective on the HMS Ambush collision

How its supposed to look… close up of the fin of an Astute class boat. The correct term is plonker. Having invested enormous expense in training and having attained vast experience, the navy is reluctant to lose men like Cdr Codd and continue to utilise his talents. Modern simulators enhance training and can reduce the amount of time needed at sea but there is no substitute for the real thing.

Since the submarine can purify water and air, she will be able to circumnavigate the planet without resurfacing. At no time did the damage to the submarine create any danger to the crew or vital systems, including the nuclear reactor as the very tough pressure hull was untouched.


Nuclear submarine commander ‘took eye off ball’ before collision | UK news | The Guardian

British Warships and Auxiliaries. UK Ministry of Defence. We need maritime defence systems eg. A great article and one that has structure and balance.

Queen Elizabeth -class Queen Elizabeth. Having recently completed the first full Submarine Command Course onboard an Astute Class submarine, Ambush is currently alongside at HM Naval Base Clyde conducting a short maintenance period prior to deploying on operations for the remainder of the year.

The incident On the day of the collision, HMS Ambush was under the control of a student practising controlling the submarine at periscope depth and observing shipping movements. Retrieved 20 March You hsm are confused. It is interesting to note that Cdr Daveny has not been court-martialled, although the incident will not be career enhancing. You just make me laugh!!

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