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Trident: Operating Costs

Volume 471: debated on Thursday 31 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the current annual operating cost is of the Trident submarine fleet and missiles. (182398)

[holding answer 28 January 2008]: The annual expenditure for capital and running costs of the current Trident nuclear deterrent, excluding costs for the Atomic Weapons Establishment, is expected to be around £720 million in 2007-08.