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Trident review suggests alternatives unlikely

16th July 2013 - 16:39 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


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The long-awaited review into possible alternatives to the UK’s nuclear deterrent has failed to find any cost effective replacements.

The review analysed whether a new system based on nuclear-tipped cruise missiles or aircraft-delivered bombs would be a value for money option. They would replace the existing four Vanguard-class ballistic missile ...

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