Defence Secretary Michael Fallon cuts steel on first Successor-class submarine in Barrow



The secretary of state addressed workers and senior figures at BAE Systems in Barrow against a backdrop of Astute-class submarines being built in the Devonshire Dock Hall.
In a rousing speech, Sir Michael touched on how the new fleet will protect our national security and how Barrow and the UK as a whole will benefit from the 15-year programme.
Sir Michael said: “You are all here on the day that was planned five-and-a-half years ago to get this programme under way and that momentum will keep building from this day onwards.
I know that Britain is in very safe hands here “Last year we had a... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 28
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