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Britain’s Newest Attacker

Despite the ending of the Cold War, the Royal Navy still has a need for a submarine to go out and hunt/kill enemy subs. To satisfy this requirement, the Astute class of boats was developed. Despite their newness, we in the modelling world have been treated with what seems to be a fairly accurate replica […]

An Astute Buy? Depends on who you ask…

I generally don’t build boats, ships or other floaty things. However, I do have an (ever expanding!) interest in unusual or cool-looking submarines! To that end, I couldn’t help but pick up Hobby Boss’ 1/350 Astute class sub. This is the Royal Navy’s newest attack boat, and cuts a uniquely hunched-back figure on the high […]