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U-Boat

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A Boat/Ship that is capable of sailing under water, Although a German term, It is correct becouse it stands for 'Underwater Boat' which it is.

Long, hard and full of seamen.

Usually belongs to a Navy and fires torpedos, Tomahawks and anti-ship missiles at the enemy. Without them even knowing it was there. These are attack u-boats. We have several of these beasts.

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Usually belongs to a Navy and deliveres Ballistic Missiles full of Instant sunshine to a hapless enemy that pissed you right off. These are Ballistic Subs. We have 4 of these monsters.

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The Royal Navys subs are based in Faslane and Plymouth, the former has a hoard of the great unwashed outside its gates and the latter is full of drunken matelots. All of the RNs subs are nuclear powered, so adding to their scaryness.

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They are EXTREMELY expensive but are the navy's version of a big stick ... as long as you have a navy ... (the Afghans/iraqis dont give a fuck about subs!)