An exercise testing emergency responses to a nuclear bomb convoy crashing and spreading a cloud of radioactive contamination was plagued with errors.
The nuclear bomb convoy that regularly criss-crosses the UK by road has logged 40 safety incidents in the last three years.
New evidence that Trident submarines have been at sea for a record-breaking five months in 2022 prompts nuclear safety warning.
The UK government is accused of secretly boosting the number of Trident nuclear warheads stored on the Clyde over the last five years.
As many as 22 nuclear warheads were transported from England to Scotland in eight road convoys during 2020 despite coronavirus restrictions.
A series of shortfalls in Scotland’s emergency arrangements for coping with a nuclear bomb convoy crash have been exposed by a Scottish Government review.
An emergency exercise imagining an explosion spreading radioactive contamination from a nuclear bomb convoy crash in East Lothian was hampered by communication breakdowns that would have put people at risk.
The Ministry of Defence has failed to complete a review of the public hazards of nuclear bomb convoys despite being told by its watchdog in 2011 it was urgent.
Safety problems plaguing the nuclear bomb convoys that regularly crisscross the country by road have risen to a record high, according to new figures from the Ministry of Defence.