Rolls-Royce: Nuclear sub deal confirms 500 jobs

Updated: Mar 8, 2019

A £235m contract to maintain the nuclear engines of the UK's fleet of submarines has been confirmed.

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson made the announcement while visiting Rolls-Royce's Raynesway plant in Derby.

The deal covers systems on the Trafalgar, Vanguard and Astute class subs until 2022, securing about 500 jobs, mostly in Derby.

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