This video from Britain says about itself:
29 May 2013
This is the file video of the first test launch of unarmed UGM-133 Trident II D5 SLBM from a Vanguard-class Nuclear powered Ballistic missile submarine.
The suggested alternatives for the Trident System will either be impractical or highly expensive, according to the review instigated by the Lib Dems, as reported by Financial Times.
Trident itself is an operational system of four Vanguard-class submarines armed with Trident II D-5 ballistic missiles, able to deliver thermonuclear warheads from multiple independent re-entry vehicles. It is the most expensive and the most powerful capability of the British military forces.
A final decision on whether to build a new fleet of Vanguard submarines, which carry ballistic missiles equipped with nuclear warheads, has been pushed back until after the next election in 2015 amid disagreements within…
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