The first British nuclear weapon test took place in Australia in October 1952. British nuclear weapons have been a source of controversy ever since. In this book, scientists, doctors, researchers and others assess the military value, political impact, health effects and legality of the programme.Polaris/Chevaline were carried on Polaris submarinelaunched ballistic missiles. The United Kingdoma#39;s sole nuclear warheads at the end of 2002 are the approximately 200 (including spares) available for deployment on Trident nuclearanbsp;...
|Title||:||The British Nuclear Weapons Programme, 1952-2002|
|Author||:||Dr Frank Barnaby, Dr Douglas Holdstock|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2004-11-23|