Trident nuclear submarines could remain on the Clyde for decades after Scottish independence, a top military analyst has warned.
An independent Scotland would also have to keep the UK's nuclear deterrent if it wanted to be part of Nato, according to Professor Malcolm Chalmers.
The defence policy director of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) also warns that independence would have a drastic effect on Scotland's defence industry. He describes the SNP's claims that Scotland would have armed forces to rival those of countries like Norway as "over optimistic".
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