Yesterday’s Observer Sunday newspaper breaks probably the most important news story of the week. For reasons hard to fathom, the editor placed it on page 20! Broken by Jamie Doward, one of the few investigative reporters still engaged by national newspaper- and who has a track record of breaking path-breaking nuclear stories Government’s don’t want the media to report – it concerns the long expected development of the UK collaborating with the US to replace the ageing Trident nuclear warheads – jointly designed by Aldermaston and Los Alamos weapons labs scientists – in its stockpile. Doward reported: “Earlier this month, Pentagon officials confirmed that its proposed W93 sea-launched warhead, the nuclear tip of the next generation of submarine-launched ballistic missiles, would share technology with the UK’s next nuclear weapon, implying that a decision had been taken between the two countries to work on the programme.
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The Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed today that it has committed to a multibillion-pound replacement of Trident with nuclear warheads based on US technology. A US commander had revealed the information in a testimony to the Senate, before ministers in Westminster made an official announcement or informed MPs. The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) told the Star yesterday that the information revealed by Admiral Charles Richard to the Senate armed services committee is more proof that the “UK’s nuclear weapons system isn’t independent” and “depends on the supply of US nuclear warheads.”
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Leaked plan to renew Trident sets UK on course to break nuclear treaty.
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