Tag Trident

Trident Safety

Picture the scene inside the MoD this weekend.   As they read this headline (click to read)   The story describes the claims of a now on the run whistleblower, Able Seaman William McNeilly, who has produced an 18 page…

Trident – An Election Problem

Trident
For the past several years there has been an on and off debate about the future of the United Kingdom’s nuclear deterrent, commonly referred to as Trident. It is the subject of discussion as the submarines that carry the Trident…

Scotland, Submarines and Shipbuilding

As the Scottish referendum approaches the the issue of what would happen to nuclear submarines and shipbuilding continues to exercise many peoples thinking. The simple fact is that it would be politically inconceivable that either major surface combat vessel shipbuilding…

Trident Alternatives

The Trident Alternatives report has now been released by the MoD (despite their resistance) [browser-shot width=”600″ url=”;] With much predictable opinion on both sides of the political debate it has been casually dismissed by many. To be clear, the Liberal…

Trident Alternatives

The Trident Alternatives report by Danny Alexander and the Liberal Democrats has been published internally and is de to be released in the next week or so. Here is Danny Alexander, yes, the very same titan of defence and national…