Revealed, more than 100 US nuclear weapons in Britain

The US has more than 100 nuclear weapons at its Lakenheath base in Suffolk, three times the number previously thought, a respected US research agency said yesterday. The 110 tactical nuclear bombs kept at the East Anglian base – the home of American F-15 strike jets – are among as many as 480 such weapons the US still deploys in Europe, says the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC), a private arms control and environmental group.

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