- Youre Only as Good as Your Team!: bit.ly/2kfPwjk via @DruckerTips @coachgoldsmith 11 hours ago
- The #redsun has descended on the Defence IQ offices here in London... https://t.co/AQImk309YL 19 hours ago
- #VirtualReality for defence less about ‘reality’ than results defenceiq.com/news/virtual-r… https://t.co/UN2Vp7gfhx 19 hours ago
- Military airlift: State of play and future trends [INFOGRAPHIC] defenceiq.com/air-forces-and… https://t.co/cKFPlgsDaH 23 hours ago
- Austria election result and #SebastianKurz may have a huge affect on the country's #Eurofighter future… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 day ago
We are the IQ of global defence.
No Compromise on British Nuclear Subs
April 14, 2011Posted by on
Britain will not be scaling back the number of its nuclear submarines in the near-term future, according to the Ministry of Defence, but will continue to keep the possibility under review.
Speaking to the BBC, Secretary of Defence Dr. Liam Fox addressed the controversial Trident programme in response to the perceived uncertainty about its future.
Previously, Dr. Fox had indicated that there may have been cause and opportunity to reduce the fleet from four to three as part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) undertaken last year, but has since affirmed that detailed assessment does not allow for such a cutback without jeopardizing national security.
“If you reduce the number, you take an increased risk in your ability to deploy that deterrent at all times,â€ said Fox.
Read the full article at: http://ping.fm/ksYqb