Naval Warfare

UK MoD wishes to accelerate nuclear programmes

3rd December 2018 - 18:47 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


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Despite contributing to 40% of the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) budget deficit its two nuclear submarine programmes, Astute and Dreadnought, are in safe hands with no plans for delay - quite the opposite.

The deficit currently stands at £7 billion ($8.9 billion) from 2018 to 2028.

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