The defence secretary is expected to announce a PS2. 5bn investment in the UK’s nuclear submarine programme.
Under the plans, an Astute hunter-killer submarine will be built costing PS1. 5bn, and PS960m will go towards accomplishing a fleet of four nuclear-armed Dreadnought submarines.
Gavin Williamson will say it is part of a commitment to secure the UK “from intensifying threats”.
The Ministry of Defence says the consider will help to sustain thousands of jobs.50 years of nuclear submarines on the Clyde