Renovation of the nuclear shield will cost the UK $ 256 billion

Replacing obsolete Vangard-class submarines equipped with Trident ballistic missiles and the subsequent maintenance of a new nuclear fleet will cost the British treasury £ 167 billion ($ 256 billion) reports Look with reference to the Reuters agency.




This was told to the agency by the head of the committee of the House of Commons on international affairs, Crispin Blunt.

"The given amount of expenses is actually an order of magnitude higher than the figures that the Tori government has so far voiced, mentioning 15-20 billion pounds," the newspaper notes.

Nevertheless, according to the United Kingdom’s Defense Ministry, “four new submarines will cost 25 billion pounds (more than $ 38 billion), and the cost of their subsequent maintenance together with rockets will be about 6% of the military’s annual budget. this year was 33,8 billion pounds ($ 52 billion). "

In the House of Commons, they calculated and concluded: “Taking into account the expected growth rates of the UK economy and its impact on the size of the country's defense budget, which should be at least 2% of the total GDP, by the end of the current program of the modernization of the nuclear potential of the United Kingdom, calculated before the end of the life of the Trident missiles in 2060, the total amount of state budget expenditures for its implementation will be 167 billion pounds. ”

The head of the Labor Party, Jeremy Corbin, a longtime participant in the struggle for nuclear disarmament, intends to firmly oppose the plans of the Cabinet to modernize the nuclear shield. He is supported by the head of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, who previously described the cost of these goals as "unjustified, overwhelming and immoral." And then it was still about the figures made public by the government, and not those that Blunt presented.
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  1. Sasha 19871987 26 October 2015 15: 31 New
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    neither warm nor cold from this news ... that would apologize for their bad behavior in the former colonies, that's another thing
    1. St Petrov 26 October 2015 15: 34 New
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      so it will be necessary to apologize to 90% of the world's population

      Not enough apology

      The Germans still cannot pay to Israel laughing although maybe already - I didn’t particularly follow

      There are still opium wars together. So there is no forgiveness for them)

      1. MIKHAN 26 October 2015 15: 37 New
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        Something in Russia is getting cheaper ...)))
        1. vovanpain 26 October 2015 16: 10 New
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          Quote: MIKHAN
          Something in Russia is getting cheaper ...)))

          Yes, unfortunately Vitaly, a nuclear shield is a very expensive thing, but it is also not necessary for those who do not own and support it, they walk in the slaves of Washington, we have a shield at the proper level and cool a lot of hot heads. servility to Washington, as they say, did not modernize their shield at the time, hoped for an uncle and let them pay, the avaricious pays twice.
          1. veksha50 26 October 2015 16: 33 New
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            Quote: vovanpain
            a nuclear shield is a very expensive thing, but it is also very necessary, those who do not own and support it walk there in the slaves of Washington



            Um ... Naglia, France, Israel ... still list the states "independent" from the USA that have their own nuclear weapons ??? I walked past India and Pakistan ... Just don’t say that they are also independent of the USA ...
            1. Amurets 26 October 2015 16: 49 New
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              What about South Africa? Or does he have nuclear weapons?
            2. mvg
              mvg 26 October 2015 17: 30 New
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              The nuclear weapons of neither India nor Pakistan are in any way connected with the United States. Pakistan helped with the finances of the SA, and with the brains of the PRC, India, supposedly, by itself .. It has been looking for American roots for a very long time.
              Israel, with what, but not deprived of brains. Moreover, in the 90's, so many stupid Russians left there (Jews with a Ryazan face) .. And, when the nuclear weapons were created, in England and France, scientists were no worse than overseas. It’s just that the states had temporary bonuses .. They did not have Comrade behind them. Hitler
          2. MIKHAN 26 October 2015 16: 43 New
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            Quote: vovanpain
            Quote: MIKHAN
            Something in Russia is getting cheaper ...)))

            Yes, unfortunately Vitaly, a nuclear shield is a very expensive thing, but it is also not necessary for those who do not own and support it, they walk in the slaves of Washington, we have a shield at the proper level and cool a lot of hot heads. servility to Washington, as they say, did not modernize their shield at the time, hoped for an uncle and let them pay, the avaricious pays twice.

            Avaricious pays ... I agree! Russia is not a particularly rich country, but we know what is happening in the world and how, and most importantly we understand what these people are afraid of! laughing
          3. Erg
            Erg 26 October 2015 21: 43 New
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            You, sir, are a bit confused if you think that in the US-England tandem the states rule. yes
        2. NEXUS 26 October 2015 18: 13 New
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          Quote: MIKHAN
          Something in Russia is getting cheaper ...)))

          The fact that they plan there and what will actually be two very big differences, like numbers. In addition, England has always loved to rattle with weapons. But now this is a rattling considering our Caliber, X-101 and everything else , as it is not convincing and gray.
      2. veksha50 26 October 2015 16: 31 New
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        Quote: c-Petrov
        The Germans still cannot pay to Israel



        It always killed me and continues to kill on the spot ...

        How much they put our people, what devastation brought us - and - nothing ...

        But Israel wasn’t even mentioned when the Second World War was going on ... And look, they are still paying indemnities to them ...

        Well, just like the French: damn it, the winners over Germany ...

        In general, in the world a lot of surreal events occur that are not understandable ...
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    3. Air Force captain 26 October 2015 15: 39 New
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      DIRECTLY BALM ON THE SOUL ... more expenses of any and all .... it is necessary to pay for phobias !!!
    4. volot-voin 26 October 2015 15: 45 New
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      Quote: Sasha 19871987
      would apologize for their bad behavior in the former colonies

      A pig promised not to go to the garden ..... and the cat in slippers laughing and Great Britain is all over the world.
      Well, defense industry, I’m an expensive business.
    5. Altona 26 October 2015 16: 04 New
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      Quote: Sasha 19871987
      neither warm nor cold from this news ... that would apologize for their bad behavior in the former colonies, that's another thing

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      Why? I am so very warm ... The English fleet 35 years ago was rubbish, back in the days of the war over the Falklands, and now it is expensive rubbish, eaten by moth and rust ... Let it contain this junk from the Cold War ...
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        mvg 26 October 2015 17: 36 New
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        And, after America, which fleet, in your opinion, claims to be the second or third place? And what other fleet would win in the Falkland Islands? Without near bases. Without normal aviation. For distant lands from England, and a step away from Argentina? What are you talking about?
  2. WKS
    WKS 26 October 2015 15: 32 New
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    Renovation of the nuclear shield will cost the UK $ 256 billion

    From whom is Great Britain going to hide behind this shield? From argentina?
    1. volot-voin 26 October 2015 15: 53 New
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      Quote: wks
      From whom is Great Britain going to hide behind this shield? From argentina?

      Maybe he wants to regain the title of world hegemon? So the states will not give.
      As usual, he wants to rob and sow troubles around the world with impunity, hiding behind a nuclear shield.
    2. veksha50 26 October 2015 16: 40 New
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      Quote: wks
      From whom is Great Britain going to hide behind this shield? From argentina?



      From the influx of aggressive migrant Arabs ... laughing

      PS By the way, it’s already too late ... Better this money feed these migrants so that they do not rob everyone there, do not kill them from hunger ...
  3. Stiletto 26 October 2015 15: 33 New
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    This news should be considered in the context of those changes that are noticeable today not only in the leadership of England, but also in Canada, Australia, and, in the future, in France. Politicians are coming to power who are slowly starting to distance themselves from Washington and cut back on Star Wars money. Good, good news.
    1. science fiction writer 26 October 2015 15: 56 New
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      Good, good news.

      What good and positive Trident ICBMs will they buy from the Yankees,
      and with the money our oligarchs fled tolu fired.
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    3. volot-voin 26 October 2015 16: 08 New
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      Quote: Stiletto
      Politicians are coming to power who are slowly starting to distance themselves from Washington and cut back on Star Wars money. Good, good news.

      From the strike of Islamists from within and the American "liberal universal values", nuclear weapons will not help.
  4. dchegrinec 26 October 2015 15: 35 New
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    From Iran and North Korea, you can’t not renew for another 50 years, but from Russia it’s a monkey! Britain was engaged and continues to be engaged in all sorts of nonsense, the country half already left in the Middle Ages.
    1. mvg
      mvg 26 October 2015 17: 40 New
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      So "went to the Middle Ages", that our oligarchs only go there for permanent residence ... And in London the most expensive housing .. by the way. Probably football is good there .. they’re coming .. and the climate is cool: sea, sun, sand .. knights ..
      What kind of lovers to "crap" all ..
  5. NDR-791 26 October 2015 15: 41 New
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    by the end of the current UK nuclear power modernization program, calculated before the end of the Trident’s life in 2060
    Is there an error here? How will this old iron look like 60 for the year and will it fly?
    1. mvg
      mvg 26 October 2015 17: 52 New
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      Do you know rockets better than Trident? So, honestly, or with your head in the Internet? Range, accuracy (KVO <500 m), cast weight .. weight and size characteristics? 10-14 shared warheads .. Maybe the Chinese, or the French, or the Indians have such. But the Brita ships have always been able to do better than many .. And the aircraft carriers (Queen Elizabeth) and the destroyers (Dering) and the submarines (Astyut), they may have the best in the world ..
      But Tridents can be made new too .. By the way, do we have many new missiles? How many times have we extended the time to the Governors and Satans? Or the blue of the sea? And how many clubs will reach the target from a salvo? Take 1 !!! a rocket, it’s “licked” for a year, it’s prepared for the GI, and it flies for 30 seconds .. after which it “gets tired” ..
      Britons, of course, are “kazly,” but underestimating the enemy is fraught.
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        Erg 26 October 2015 21: 50 New
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        And I did not think, foreman, about several hundred rockets with anthrax and hydrocyanic acid (and this is in the best case). Turn off the kindergarten and start thinking. If the batch goes - who will be interested in the "agreement." Under the screen of the "threat" of nuclear weapons, a much more effective weapon is being created. The parties to the conflict will have few chances ...
  6. afrikanez 26 October 2015 15: 46 New
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    maintenance of a new nuclear fleet will cost the British treasury £ 167 billion ($ 256 billion)
    Give Ukrainians 3 billion that they would pay with Russia. laughing And about your defense, we, i.e. Russia will take care of the full program laughing
  7. Mountain shooter 26 October 2015 15: 47 New
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    The British would gladly become great again, but they will not allow sins. Attempts - in the light of a well-fed European existence - are not feasible. They will not tighten their belts for the sake of nuclear rearmament.
  8. venaya 26 October 2015 15: 48 New
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    supported by the leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, who previously called spending for this purpose “unjustified, unreasonable and immoral”

    After a long personal dialogue with the Scots and the British, from my own experience, I came to the conclusion (and not just me) that these two nations are absolutely opposite in their mentality. After further study of this issue, it turned out that the ancestors of the scotch and other rusichs have the same roots. There is a version that this term in the dialect corresponds to our “Scythian”, there is multiple evidence for this. The similarity of mentality arises from here.
    1. Altona 26 October 2015 16: 06 New
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      Quote: venaya
      After a long personal dialogue with the Scots and the British, from my own experience, I came to the conclusion (and not just me) that these two nations are absolutely opposite in their mentality.

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      Many military victories of Great Britain belong to hereditary Scots ...
  9. reklats34 26 October 2015 15: 51 New
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    it is with 4 submarines such costs and we will have more of them how much it will be interesting to manage
    1. Vadim237 26 October 2015 16: 29 New
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      It will cost us trillions of 70 rubles until 2060.
  10. Alexey RA 26 October 2015 15: 51 New
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    The head of the Labor Party, Jeremy Corbin, a longtime participant in the fight for nuclear disarmament, intends to firmly oppose the Cabinet’s plans to modernize the nuclear shield.

    Stability is a sign of mastery.

    There is no more terrible enemy for the army, air force and fleet of His / Her Majesty than the Labor Party (especially the ruling). On their combat account there is even one nuclear carrier. smile
    1. Amurets 26 October 2015 16: 53 New
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      So the Scots must be attracted, their struggle for independence and the desire to part with the British Navy.
  11. kizhe 26 October 2015 15: 52 New
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    The local taxpayers will be "delighted."
  12. Gor-1974 26 October 2015 15: 54 New
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    Like a dead poultice. While they will modernize, a hundred times the wave will wash them off. Such things need to be done right away — before the whole country to speak and say so they already have nowhere left behind the “Soviets” —khan now has a good life, now everything is loot on the defense industry, and what is the point, slowly, hoping for Russian maybe, live and pour 2% into this project, so you can not live up to the planned 2060
  13. Geser 26 October 2015 15: 56 New
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    It would be nice if the British abandoned their nuclear arsenal and disarm. Moreover, there is a peaceful example of nuclear disarmament - this is Ukraine. Let the Ukrainians take an example - they utilized nuclear weapons, and the funds allocated for its maintenance can be used for other purposes. Where you can send money - as they say, options are possible.
  14. tihon4uk 26 October 2015 15: 57 New
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    A Northwind class SSBN costs 713 million dollars. (the first ship, now the price is higher), and the Angichans will build only 38 for 4 billion, what kind of boats are there?
    1. NDR-791 26 October 2015 16: 03 New
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      And there think less lovers think? True, the length of the leash is clearly defined for each bureaucrat, but for centuries, established chains are expensive.
    2. mvg
      mvg 26 October 2015 17: 57 New
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      Where have you dug up such numbers? And the cost of the missiles, and the "maintenance" during the period of operation, and the feeding of the crew .. and a couple of missiles must be "pulled" for testing .. And then, Borey more (naked) should cost .. even in rubles .. and ours ZP ..
  15. Mama_Cholli 26 October 2015 16: 00 New
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    A couple of good fusion and there is no point in clearing human islet in the Atlantic from human rot ...
    Water itself will wash away everything ....
  16. smith7 26 October 2015 16: 24 New
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    The round of the arms race ... It has begun. Brace yourself, liberals, a suntan won't help. From "this country" only blame you or together with the people to stand on the rails. Although where to go now? Look in GB and life is "not sugar", and in Germany, and ... And where is it good? Everywhere you need to work, for free only on the allowance in the EU for the Frau Chancellor. Isn’t it better to do good deeds in Russia?
  17. Shooting 26 October 2015 16: 45 New
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    It was worth a little rearmament of Russia and all sailed. It turned out that practically all countries have “world leaders” and have nothing to actually answer to what we have. Well done, they’ll cool their budgets.
    All of them have one concern and concern. And these diseases are treated very expensively, but they say that vaccines weren’t invented from this disaster either. wink
  18. Yuriy Nikolayevich 26 October 2015 18: 01 New
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    Serbian Prime Minister: weapons are one of the main topics of the upcoming talks in Moscow
    According to the portal RuSerbia.ru, Serbian Prime Minister Alexander Vučić, during a press conference before leaving for Moscow, emphasized that Serbia will always have a sufficient number of different types of weapons so that no one would try to attack this country.

    He also noted that the Serbian government is carefully working on the issue related to weapons, and this will be one of the main topics in the negotiations in Moscow.

    The Prime Minister of Serbia noted that representatives of the Serbian government are very closely following the actions of neighboring countries and will not allow any violations by the armies of other countries in the Balkan region. Answering a question about whether Russian arms will be procured, the Prime Minister of Serbia said that the Serbian government is primarily trying to develop the Serbian economy and wants arms production for the Serbian army to be carried out in Serbia.

    However, the Serbian politician explained that when creating the Nora self-propelled howitzers, the developers use the chassis of the Russian Kamaz. This is done for the reason that the Kamaz chassis can withstand more than thirty-five tons. According to Vucic, this is an occasion to discuss this with the Russian side. According to the prime minister, another reason is the 30mm 2A42 gun, which Serbian engineers put on the Lazar armored personnel carrier.

    Alexander Vučić also said that representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia had already ordered transport helicopters, but would have to reflect on the acquisition of combat helicopters. "Sioux combat helicopters of the Kiowa have already been delivered to some neighboring countries," says Vučić.

    - We also need to think about acquiring ballistic missiles. We never want to fight with anyone, but we must be fully prepared and aware that Serbia has this kind of weaponry as an answer to those countries that think that Serbia is easy prey.
    http://warfiles.ru/show-98492-premer-serbii-oruzhie-eto-odna-iz-glavnyh-tem-grya
    duschih-peregovorov-v-moskve.html
  19. Old26 27 October 2015 09: 52 New
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    Quote: Amurets
    What about South Africa? Or does he have nuclear weapons?

    All your SIX nuclear bombs they dismantled xz when