Dropping nuclear submarine policy has benefits

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Paul Ingram wrote the lead letter in the Financial Times, arguing that "there are in fact substantial financial benefits" to ending the requirement that the United Kingdom maintain a nuclear submarine at sea at all times. "Not only would the current running costs be reduced, but so too would the total substantial capital costs..."

Read the full letter on the website of the Financial Times:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/afb28048-c056-11df-8a81-00144feab49a.html

 

Photo: HMS Vanguard (SSBN-50) accompanied by civilian tugboats, U.S. Department of Defense, OS2 John Bouvia.

 

 

About the author(s)...
  • Paul Ingram, Executive Director has been with BASIC since 2002 and been executive director since 2007. Paul has authored a number of BASIC's reports and briefings covering a variety of nuclear and non-nuclear issues..
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