Rolls-Royce is a London (UK) based company that has been involved in the development and maintenance of the United Kingdom’s fleet of nuclear-armed Vanguard class submarines of the Royal Navy. The company is responsible for the development of nuclear-powered engines.
Together with Babcock Marine and BAE Systems, the marine division of Rolls-Royce launched the Future Submarines (FSM) project in 2007. The goal of this project is the development of “Successor”, a new class of nuclear armed submarines for the UK Royal Navy, replacing the current Vanguard class submarines.
In June 2012, Rolls-Royce was granted a £ 1.1 billion (€ 1.36 billion) contract by the British Ministry of Defence for submarine nuclear reactor cores to power the United Kingdom’s next-generation Trident nuclear submarines.