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The Pentagon has the project on an accelerated schedule, with the goal of fielding the weapons alongside their nuclear variants in two years. Each Trident submarine carries 24 D5 missiles, and the plan calls for using two of those as conventional weapons in each sub.
Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
The latest ICBM had a CEP of 110 metres, meaning it will land within 110 metres of the target half the time. The reason this didn't really matter is that a nuke creates a big explosion. But if you were to stick conventional warhead on these things, it's not going to be good.