Originally posted by Niall197 Something has to give, unfortunately.
I couldn't agree more Niall, and that 'something' should and must ber the proposed upgrade of Trident.
For the life of me, I cannot understand why we need these massive missile boats or the missiles they will carry.
As far as I'm concerned, if we must have these boats, then we need just two. One in dry dock undergoing overhaul and the other out on patrol
'somewhere' in the world's seas or oceans.
If a shooting war did happen, I'm sure the boat in for overhail would still be able to put to sea at 'emergency crew levels' to fulfill its
Another thing that springs to mind, is why we need such massively expensive nuclear missiles while LRCM's with nuclear warheads could still do the
Or am I simply being naive?