U.S. Nuclear Weapons Withdrawn From the United Kingdom


If the information that 110 US tactical nuclear 'freefall' bombs have been removed from Lakenheath is confirmed, the risk of a nuclear air or ground accident involving US nuclear weapons in the UK will have gone, making East Anglia a safer place. Full article on the Federation of American Scientists Strategic Security Blog

More than 100 U.S. nuclear bombs have been withdrawn from RAF Lakenheath, the forward base of the U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing.  Image: GoogleEarth