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.
In partnership with BAE Systems, UK PONI is pleased to host a seminar that will take an unclassified look at nuclear fuel cycle and weapons technology, before considering the significance of both programmes in political terms.