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Her Majesty’s Naval Base, Clyde (HMNB Clyde; also HMS Neptune) primarily sited at Faslane is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Devonport and HMNB Portsmouth). It is the service’s headquarters in Scotland and is best known as the home of Britain’s nuclear weapons, in the form of nuclear submarines armed with Trident missiles… HMNB Clyde lies on the eastern shore of Gare Loch in Argyll and Bute, to the north of the Firth of Clyde and 25 mi (40 km) west of Glasgow. The submarine base encompasses a number of separate sites, the primary two being:
* Faslane, 25 miles from Glasgow;
* RNAD Coulport, beside Loch Long, 2 mi (3.2 km) west of Faslane
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMNB_Clyde

See: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2016/10/01/mhairi-black-mp-for-paisley-and-renfrewshire-south-on-the-uks-nuclear-deterrent/

Glasgow is the largest City in Scotland and the third largest in the UK. The population of Glasgow proper is 596,550 (2013)…

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October 2, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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