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British nuclear bases.

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Published by [CND] in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Comprises list of main nuclear bases and facilities in Britain with a role in British or U.S. nuclear defence policies.

ContributionsCampaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14563867M

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book the book. The British government considered nuclear weapons to be a joint discovery, but the American Atomic Energy Act of (McMahon Act) restricted other countries, including the UK, from access to information about nuclear weapons. Fearing the loss of Britain's great power status, the UK resumed its own project, First fusion weapon test: 15 May Since they were in American custody, they were not available for the RAF to use as part of the UK's independent national nuclear deterrent; only British-owned weapons could be used for that purpose.

[68] [69] The Vulcan and Victor were armed with British-built bombs Blue Danube, Red Beard, Violet Club, and Yellow Sun of both the Mk 1 and Mk 2 versions. [70].

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We went inside. By. The submarine force was cut back after the end of the war. The first British nuclear-powered submarine, Dreadnought was launched inbased around a U.S.-built nuclear reactor.

This was complemented by the Valiant class fromwhich used a new British-built Rolls-Royce PWR1 reactor. The UK's strategic nuclear deterrent was transferred to the Royal Navy from Branch: Royal Navy. With the success of Operation Hurricane, Britain became the third nuclear power after the United States and the Soviet Union.

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Air-launched nuclear weapons • Britain’s first operational nuclear weapon was the Blue Danube free-fall bomb, which was carried by the V-bombers (Valiant, Victor and Vulcan) of the RAF’s strategic bomber force from • A succession of air-launched nuclearFile Size: 88KB.

"The British Cabinet might well have felt that a temporary presence at a time of tension was a reasonable move. However, privately the United States appears to have had long-term intentions from the start. Access to British bases was of critical importance to the US Strategic Air Command's fast developing plans for possible nuclear warfare.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the author's thesis, London University, Description: vii, pages ; 23 cm. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Description: vii, pages 2 forms 23 cm.relies on nuclear warheads for air- coastal- and missile-defence forces. BRITISH NUCLEAR FORCES As of January the UK’s nuclear stockpile consisted of approximately warheads. Of this total, warheads were operationally available.

The overall size of the British nuclear stockpile, including non-deployed war-File Size: KB.Moreover, they sought a stronger understanding on the use of U.S. nuclear-capable B bombers deployed at seven air bases on British territory (complete nuclear weapons were not stored at the bases until ).

Inevitably, the British sought a commitment that the United States would not order nuclear strikes from those bases without their consent.