UK Trident Missile Fails

Trident missile test failure occurred during launch attended by UK defense secretary, Grant Shapps. Ministry of Defence (MoD) cited an “anomaly,” reassuring it wouldn’t happen in war. Details remain undisclosed. Former defense committee chair, Tobias Ellwood, suggests equipment failure. This marks the second Trident test mishap; previous was in 2016. Concerns raised over nuclear deterrent’s efficacy. Labour seeks reassurance from defense secretary. Expert highlights significance of failure given recent Trident upgrades. MoD affirms submarine and crew capability despite anomaly. HMS Vanguard, part of UK’s nuclear deterrent, encountered the incident during a routine test. MoD asserts national security reasons for lack of details, insisting broader Trident system remains reliable.

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