US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

Between September 4-6, the U.S. Navy test fired four Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) off the coast of California. The tests validated the performance of the life-extended Trident…

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

On May 9, the USS Rhode Island (SSBN-740), an Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine, successfully test fired a Trident II D5 sub-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). Conducted as part of a general refueling…

US Navy Tests Trident II SLBM

US Navy Tests Trident II SLBM

On March 26, the U.S. Navy successfully test fired two unarmed Trident II D5 nuclear missiles. The test, known as Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 28, took place off the…

US Trident II Tests Successful

US Trident II Tests Successful

Last Thursday, the United States Navy announced that it had successfully carried out four Trident II D5 sub-launched ballistic missile test flights launched from an Ohio-class submarine over the course of…

UK PM Aware of Trident Malfunction

UK PM Aware of Trident Malfunction

Reports claim that UK Prime Minister Theresa May was aware of a malfunction that occurred during a June 2016 test-launch of an unarmed Trident II D5 missile when she spoke…