British Submarines to Receive Upgraded US Nuclear Warhead

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    The Royal Navy plans to “integrate” the US W76-1/Mk4A warhead onto British SSBNs.

    By Hans M. Kristensen
    Apr 01

    Sea-launched ballistic missiles on British ballistic missile submarines will be armed with the upgraded W76-1 nuclear warhead currently in production in the United States, according to a report from Sandia National Laboratories.

    http://www.fas.org/blog/ssp/2011/04/britishw76-1.php
     
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