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Storbritannien: atomvåbenforsøg

UK Nuclear weapons tests
Between 1952 and 1958 the UK conducted a total of 21 atmospheric nuclear tests in Australia and at islands in the Pacific Ocean. In addition, a number of minor trials were also conducted in Australia between 1953 and 1963. UK personnel also participated in US nuclear weapons tests based at Christmas Island in 1962. Also there were British nuclear testing in the United States. Over 20,000 UK service personnel and civilian scientists were involved in the tests.


Operational selection policy osp11 nuclear weapons policy 1967-1998
This Operational Selection Policy will focus on the period from 1967 (a major milestone in the Chevaline project) to the publication of the Strategic Defence Review (SDR) in 1998. The SDR announced the government's decision to reduce the number of warheads carried by the Trident submarine to 48 warheads per boat (half the ceiling announced by the previous Conservative government).

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