What's life on board like for the crew of HMS Astute?


HMS Astute is larger than other attack submarines.

There's no "hot bunking" so each of the 100 strong crew gets their own bed but, as it carries plenty of weapons, conditions are still cramped.

Weapons engineer Sean Roddy shows Astute's "bomb shop" and living quarters.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.