The Defence Secretary said "now is not the time to start rethinking" the UK's nuclear deterrent, on his first visit to the Clyde naval base where it is stationed.
A "significant number" of skilled jobs will be supported by a multi-million-pound contract to upgrade Royal Navy torpedoes, according to the UK Government.
TWO Americans freed from North Korea were reunited with family on Saturday after the surprise involvement of the top-ranking US intelligence official, who travelled to Pyongyang to secure their release.
A SHIPBUILDING firm has launched its biggest recruitment drive for apprentices and graduates as it emerged the company expects to have enough work to secure Clydeside jobs until the early 2030s.
BAE Systems is launching a major recruitment drive for its naval ship building business on the Clyde.