This event will bring together leading Chinese scholars and veteran British practitioners to consider the future of the UK and China's ballistic missile submarine forces and implications for strategic dynamics between nuclear-armed states.
Lecture by General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CBE ADC Gen, Chief of the Defence Staff, UK Ministry of Defence. The Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture is held annually at RUSI, covering key topical defence and security issues.
The United Kingdom, United States, and France are approaching a time at which important, but difficult decisions will have to be taken over the future of their national nuclear deterrents. Just as each nation faces a unique set of questions and challenges, each nation responds to them in a unique manner.