Nuclear Safeguard?

dunjamon

Lantern Swinger
#3
It certainly isn't a problem now. I've been reading over the past week a few articles from the mid 90's about global nuclear safety written by the UK government stating that our airborne arsenal was foolproof.
 
#7
I watched that on newsnight and what a load of shit. There is no way any one person could have set of a nuclear weapon including the bomb that the reporter reckoned she could have set off using a bicycyle lock key, as long as she had a Lynx helicopter or a Buccaneer fighter bomber to hand. It was always a 2 man rule and that included training loads, trust me I did many and no rogues could have run off with our war machine and bombed the civilised world. That Newsnight report was a load of shit.
 
#9
Having watched Newsnight, I have come to the conclution that there story was half cooked

Half of the report was an interview with the chair of CND

with no one to tell her she was talking arse

I belive that Britan has the correct policy that a British Bomber Captain can launch his missiles if he belives that Britan has been wiped out

If you needed the PM to send a code to launch, then kill the PM and his band of merry men and hay presto.................. no nuc retaliation
 
#12
Just watched it online. What a totally one eyed biased report. No wonder J Paxman was so disparaging about "Tommorow Night's Programme" on wednesday. The whole thing was without any journalistic integrety. They only had to look up their own footage of a V boat's test firing, complete with Skipper fishing off the caseing, remember? to see what safeguards are in place. CND should be charged a full advertising rate for the whole report. That was not jounalism that was a political advert.
 

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