The Price of Britain’s Bomb


Investigates the story of Polaris missiles, their successor, Trident.

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Producer: Granada Television.
Year Produced: 1982
Running time: 26 minutes
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A British project to modify Polaris nuclear missiles so that they were capable of destroying Moscow – code-named Project Chevaline – was kept secret for ten years. The project overran its budget but its cost was never made public. The World in Action team investigates the story of Chevaline and looks at the case of its successor, Trident.

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