Vision of new nuclear warhead subs revealed as defence secretary travels to Barrow
The pictures came as the defence secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, prepared to travel to BAE Systems today to officially mark the start of work on the boats.
He used the government's commitment to replacing the UK's continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent as political collateral yesterday, as the Conservative Party conference continued.
Sir Michael told delegates: "Tomorrow I will go from here to Barrow to cut steel on the first new Successor Trident submarine - a billion pound investment programme that will benefit businesses from Barrow to Berkshire, from the north of Scotland to Tyneside.... read more
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