UK To Test Fire Nuclear Missile In Atlantic

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JUST IN – UK to test fire nuclear missile from submarine in the Atlantic — The Telegraph


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Britain will test fire a nuclear missile for the first time in eight years.

A warning was issued to shipping that a test would be carried out as HMS Vanguard, a 16,000-tonne Trident submarine, arrived in the Atlantic.

The test, which will involve a dummy warhead, will be carried out by Feb 4 around 90km off Florida’s east coast, with a range of 5,900km.

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The last time the UK fired a nuclear weapon was in 2016, when a Trident II D5 missile veered off course while being tested off the coast of Florida.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/02/01/test-fire-nuclear-missile-hms-vanguard-florida-dummy/

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