A plan for disarming Trident missiles within days of independence and ridding Scotland of nuclear weapons within two years has been welcomed by Scottish ministers.
A practical guide on how to dismantle the Trident nuclear weapons system and remove it from the Clyde, produced by anti-nuclear campaigners, has also been pronounced credible by leading international experts on nuclear weapons.
The guide says the Vanguard-class submarines armed with Trident missiles could all be recalled to the Faslane naval base on Gareloch, and have their warheads disarmed within a week. After eight days, all of their missiles could be disabled.
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