NFLA dismayed that UK Government is planning to buy highly expensive new Trident warheads without any Parliamentary debate; it goes against UK multilateral disarmament policies.
NFLA 24th Feb 2020 read more »
The US conducted a military exercise last week which simulated a “limited” nuclear exchange with Russia, a senior Pentagon official has confirmed. The war game is notable because of the defence department’s highly unusual decision to brief journalists about the details and because it embodied the controversial notion that it might be possible to fight, and win, a battle with nuclear weapons, without the exchange leading to an all-out world-ending conflict.
Guardian 24th Feb 2020 read more »
The cost of the UK’s strategic nuclear deterrent.
House of Commons Library 24th Feb 2020 read more »
AN SNP MP has blasted UK Government plans to spend billions on nuclear warheads to replace Trident. Stewart McDonald, the party’s defence spokesman, has also demanded that the UK defence minister come before Parliament today to issue an urgent statement on the matter.
Herald 24th Feb 2020 read more »