Trident test fail could have been down to software glitch

Stuart Sumner
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The recent Trident missile which veered off course was fired from a submarine that had just completed an IT system upgrade

The Trident missile which veered off course towards the US in the UK's first nuclear weapons test in four years, could have suffered from an IT system glitch. Whilst MPs call for Prime Minister ...

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