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Design contracts to be announced for next-generation submarines

Move signals government's determination to press ahead with replacement programme for Trident nuclear missile system

 

The government will this week signal its intention to press ahead with a replacement programme for the Trident missile system with the announcement of £350m of contracts to start the initial design for the next generation of nuclear-deterrent submarines.

 

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/may/20/design-contracts-next-gen...