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How to Build

  • Season 1
  • 3 episodes
  • Science and technology
  • Documentary and factual

Summary

The series continues by looking at the construction of Rolls-Royce's Trent 1000 jet engine (used in Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft) and some of the secretive projects being developed by defence contractor QinetiQ, including robots to defuse roadside bombs in Afghanistan.

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Episode 1: How to Build a Nuclear Submarine

Summary

The construction of HMS Astute, the Royal Navy's biggest and most powerful attack submarine, which cost more than £1billion and is able to circumnavigate the globe without surfacing. The programme follows engineers, designers and skilled craftsmen as they work on the vessel, from the initial stages of production to its first journey into the open sea

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Executive producerTina Fletcher
Series producerSteve Crabtree

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  • Summary

    The construction of HMS Astute, the Royal Navy's biggest and most powerful attack submarine, which cost more than £1billion and is able to circumnavigate the globe without surfacing. The programme follows engineers, designers and skilled craftsmen as they work on the vessel, from the initial stages of production to its first journey into the open sea

    Details

    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    Executive producerTina Fletcher
    Series producerSteve Crabtree
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