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UK govt set to increase Trident nuclear warheads, despite commitment to decrease nuclear weaponss stockpile

The National 13th March 2021, THE UK Government is expected to set out plans to increase the number of Trident nuclear warheads next week in what has been described as a “highly provocative” move.

In 2015 the UK’s strategic defence review committed to “reduce the overall nuclear weapon stockpile to no more than 180” by the 2020s – but Whitehall sources indicated this cap may
increase.

https://www.thenational.scot/news/19158549.uk-government-set-increase-trident-nuclear-warhead-numbers/

March 15, 2021 Posted by | UK, weapons and war | Leave a comment