Fact check: will renewing Trident cost £100 billion?

Simon J Smith

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In total, renewing Trident will cost around £100 billion, at 2012 prices, over the next 35 years … It will take up almost a tenth of the UK’s annual defence budget – and around a quarter of the capital budget for the period from 2018 to 2030.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2015


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