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Can we afford to renew Trident?

Commentary, 30 July 2010
Defence Management, Defence Policy, Maritime Forces, UK Defence, Europe
The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced that funding for the renewal of Britain's nuclear deterrent must come from the Ministry of Defence's core budget. RUSI's Malcolm Chalmers assesses the ramifications of this announcement.

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced that funding for the renewal of Britain's nuclear deterrent must come from the Ministry of Defence's core budget. RUSI's Malcolm Chalmers assesses the ramifications of this announcement.

See also:

RUSI Briefing Note:
Continuous At-Sea Deterrence (CASD): Costs and Alternatives

Future Defence Review Working Papers 

Author

Malcolm Chalmers
Deputy Director-General

Professor Malcolm Chalmers is Deputy Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). His research is focused on UK... read more

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