Trident and Related News

June 2014

HMS Artful being launched. Barrow resident Rosalind Mitchell, reports that whereas in the past, the submarines were launched with some fanfare, nowadays it is a much more low-key affair. HMS Artful is the newest nuclear-powered attack submarine in the Royal Navy, and will carry 38 weapons including conventional cruise missiles. It will now begin the next phase of its test and commissioning process ahead of sea trials next year.

Reporting a crime: AWE Week of Action

1st – 7th July 2014

Between 1 – 7 July, concerned citizens across the country will demand that law enforcers make sure that the various crimes – including crimes against humanity and war crimes– being planned and prepared for at Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Aldermaston and AWE Burghfield in Berkshire are properly investigated by the police.

On 8th February this year, over 50 people reported the crimes of AWE at Reading Police Station: now the campaign is going nationwide!


For more information and a briefing pack, see:


Below: Reporting nuclear crimes in Plymouth in May. We can do it in the West Midlands too!