Nuclear submarines construction set to start
Construction of the UK's four new nuclear submarines is to begin, after the government announced £1.3bn of new investment with defence firm BAE Systems.
The "Successor" is the proposed new generation of submarines to carry the UK's nuclear deterrent.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the deal would secure thousands of highly-skilled jobs across the UK.
"This shows the government will never gamble with our national security."
New deterrent The four new Successor submarines, which will carry Trident missiles, are to be built at BAE Systems' shipyard in... read more
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