MENAUL 7/2/1-467 Papers on military policy and weapons within the United Kingdom, 1963-1985
Air pictorial: 'RAF Germany, Britain's front line Air Force, its state in 1977'.
1979 Feb 12
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'British borrowing rules could force new equipment cutback'.
[Daily Telegraph]: 'Concern over safety of Queen's aircraft' by Air Cdr G S Cooper.
1979 May 24
Daily Telegraph: 'When the RAF will need more than a few'.
1974 Mar 28
Flight International: articles relating to the Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (Tornado).
Battle: 'Jaguar' (reprint) on Jaguar strike jet.
1977 Nov 28
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'Advanced Harrier pushed for fleet use' and photograph of Mirage 2000 model.
[The Times]: 'Air and ground radar in RAF defence improvement priorities' by Henry Stanhope.
[Daily Telegraph]: 'Defence priority declines' by Air Cdre Cooper and 'Moscow links Harrier deal with Hitler'.
1978 Aug 15
The Times: 'Testing time', on Tornado testing.
1978 Nov 21
The Times: 'Modern Maginot line with phantoms, radar and tin hats'.
Paper by Menaul: 'Modern air defence systems'.
1976 Jan 3
Flight International: 'Air defence: the renewed RAF need'.
Jaguar Information Bulletin No 19: 'Jaguar is operational in Britain'.
1974 Apr 8
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'First Multi-Role Combat Aircraft flight expected soon'.
1974 Apr 4
RAF press release: 'NATO's quarter of a century', 'The Royal Air Force in NATO'.
Aerospace International: 'Jaguar in service'.
RAF press release: 'The V-force today', the Vulcan MK 2.
'The Jaguar programme', reprinted from Interavia Review.
Air League pamphlet: 'Memorandum on defence'. 2 copies
Magazine article: 'Strikemaster - a striking trainer'.
The Royal Air Force 1918-1968: a fiftieth anniversary year survey published by RAF.
1977 May 5
The Times: 'Modern fighter aircraft must be flexible and adaptable: Tornado will meet Britain's requirements'.
1978 Jan 16
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'Air defense version of Tornado depicted'.
1978 Apr 1
[The Times]: 'Air strength unchanged for years' by Henry Stanhope.
Air Pictorial: 'Fleet Air Arm in the 1980s' and 'How big is small - minimal cost aircraft carriers'.
Air Pictorial: 'Exercise "Red Flag"' on realistic air war training in Nevada.
Air Pictorial editorial: 'The new few' relating to possible defence budget cuts.
Air Pictorial: 'Air power discussed' report on RAF symposium at Southampton.
Dec 1975- Jan 1976
NATO's Fifteen Nations: 'Commander-in-Chief, UK Air and Strike command'.
1978 Nov 25
The Times: 'Ark Royal, the last of the big ships, sails over the horizon' by Henry Stanhope.
Manuscript notes by Menaul discussing defence cuts, Britain's RAF role.
1978 Sep 2
The Times: 'Government worried by unions' preparations to recruit among the armed forces'.
1978 Sep 1
'Ministry rejects claim that air defences are "Cinderella" of the RAF'.
The Times: 'Rhodesian rescue would catch RAF on the hop'.
Newspaper article: 'Johnnie's get-you-home gun' a chaff-dispenser gun for the Jaguar.
Newspaper article: 'RAF brings back short commissions to attract more pilots'.
1978 Jan 3
Newspaper article: 'RAF squadron in Malta goes'.
Air Pictorial editorial: 'NATO warns Britain'.
1977 Jun 6
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'British industry changes raise doubts'.
1977 Apr 28
Air Pictorial: 'British Aerospace' address by Lord Beswick on 28 Apr on its formation.
Newspaper article: 'Britain sets a six-week deadline on NATO spy-jet' by Tony Geraghty.
Royal United Services Institute Journal: 'Alternative models for the Royal Air Force' refers to psychological models of hierachy by John James, Principal Psychologist MoD, RAF.
1976 Sep 1
British Aircraft Corporation press release: 'BAC at Farnborough international air show 1976'.
Air League pamphlet: 'The United Kingdom aerospace industry'.
Air League statement: 'Watch this space and act now'.
1974 Aug 15-1974 May 8
Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC) News, special issue No 2: 'Farnborough report', and No 3: 'Farnborough report'.
1974 Sep 2
The Times: Special report on Farnborough.
1974 Sep 3
The Times: Special report on 'Aerospace electronics'.
1965 Apr 6
Newspaper article: 'Zuckbatten axis. What a vital victory', by Chapman Pincher referring to cancellation of TSR2.
1969 Sep 26
The Times: 'The big gamble on Britain's future air power' refers to the cancellation of the TSR2 and the FIII.
1965 Mar 10
Loose minute from D A Scott-Reid CPRO to Senior Air Staff Officer: referring to speech made by Mountbatten in Australia as Chief of Defence Staff with extract from Hansard, Mar.
Letter to newspaper: 'Wilson was wrong. Independent control of our deterrent' from Peter Thorneycroft, MP.
Paper [by Menaul]: 'V-force until the 1970s'.
1977 Jun 8
The Times: Commonwealth special series of reports.
Armament and Disarmament Information Unit report, Vol 1 No 1.
[The Times]: 'Spending on defence to be raised by 3%' by Henry Stanhope.
1978 Jun 12
The Times: 'The crisis we couldn't face up to' by Alan Gwynne Chalfont, Baron Chalfont.
1978 Jun 14
The Times letter to editor: 'The value of airborne forces' from FM John (Alan Francis) Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton.
1978 Jun 2
The Times editorial: 'Signals of weakness'.
1978 Jun 24
The Times: 'Our first duty to freedom is to defend our own', text of speech by Margaret Thatcher.
1978 Sep 17
The Sunday Times: '£1,000,000,000 just to catch up', relating to Challenger tank, by Tony Geraghty.
1978 Jul 27
The Times: 'Low stocks of British missiles in Germany "disturbing"'.
Newspaper article: 'No case for unions in the armed forces'.
1977 Dec 4
[Sunday Times]: 'Unions set their sights on servicemen' by Tony Geraghty.
1977 Apr 4
Sunday Times: 'Strike forces' (military trade unions).
Air Force: 'AFA (Air Force Association)position paper on unionization of the military'.
1979 Mar 26
Hansard: photocopy of defence debate relating to the defence White Paper.
Paper by Menaul: 'British statement on defence estimates - 1979'. 3 copies
1979 Feb 22
'Digest of the statement on the defence estimates 1979 Chapter 1 - Defence Policy' published by Ministry of Defence. 2 copies
1979 Feb 23
Daily Telegraph: 'No more fighter squadrons despite Soviet danger'.
1979 Feb 25
Sunday Telegraph: 'Britain's crumbling defences' by R H Greenfield.
1979 Feb 23
Daily Telegraph: 'Defence white paper fears loss of trained officers. Detente with Russia is of "paramount importance"'.
1979 Feb 23
Daily Telegraph editorial: 'Two-faced on defence'.
'Statement on the defence estimates 1979. Opening remarks by the Rt Hon Fred Mulley, MP, Secretary of State for Defence'.
'Darstellung des Vereinigten Konigreichs uber den Verteidigungshaushaltsplan. Zusammenfassung des 1 Kapitels' (Representation of the UK over the home defence plan. Summary of one chapter - in German).
Newspaper article: 'Grave dangers lie ahead, says next defence chief' by Desmond Wettern.
1972 Mar 72
Agreement between the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the government of Malta with respect to the use of the military facilities in Malta Treaty Series No 44 (1972) published by HMSO.
1979 Jan 3
Daily Telegraph: 'Berlin airlift papers are among cabinet documents released under 30-year rule'.
1978 Jun 18
Sunday Times Weekly Review: 'Suez 1956. The fateful rendezvous'.
Asian Defence Journal No 2: 'Traditional thinking can kill' by John S Phillip.
Asian Defence Journal No 2: 'Per mare, per terram' article on the Royal Marines by Col N L Dodd.
Royal United Services Institute Journal: 'The new British armoured division' by Maj Gen Kitson and 'Could Napoleon's army win today?' by Adrian Hill.
[The Times]: 'The big gun that is losing Britain the tank battle' refers to the German 120mm tank gun by Henry Stanhope.
Royal United Services Institute Journal: 'Modern weapon technology. Sultan, Clansman and the integration of forward communications within NATO' by Maj C Davey relating to communications systems for armoured carriers.
1976 Oct 20
Royal United Services Institute Journal: 'Disobedience to a lawful military command' lecture given by Brig Sir David Hughes-Morgan, Army Legal Services.
1973 Sep 26
Text of speech by the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs in the United Nations General Assembly, New York 26 Sep 1973 printed by HMSO.
Paper: 'The 1975 defence White Paper and its effects' with particular reference to RAF.
1973 Dec 11
Minutes of Evidence Tuesday 11 Dec 1973 Session 1973-74.. Future main battle tank and helicopter-borne anti-tank guided weapons presented to Expenditure Committee (Defence and External Affairs Sub-committee). Ordered by House of Commons to be printed 15 Jan 1974 published by HMSO, with photocopy of helicopter-borne anti-tank section.
'Government organisation for defence procurement and civil aerospace' Presented to Parliament by the Prime Minister and Minister for the Civil Service by command of Her Majesty Apr 1971, published by HMSO, Cmnd 4641.
East-West Digest: 'Security' by Gen Sir Walter Walker, reproduced from Defence Sep 1972.
Organisational chart for procurement executive, Ministry of Defence. Photocopy
1964 Sep 22
Paper by MRAF Sir John Slessor: 'Integration of the services within the new defence organisation', with covering note.
1977 Jan 11
Daily Mail: 'Can the few win this battle for survival today?' with covering note to Menaul from A J Wallis.
Foreign Affairs Research Institute draft: 'The struggle for freedom, a British contribution towards the formulation of a grand strategy for the defence of the free world'.
Bomber Command C/S.3152/62/Ops official minute: 'Cost of V-bomber force', signed by Gp Capt M J Beetham.
1963 Dec 17
Passing out parade address: 'Address to 97th entry, Locking, 17 Dec 1963' [Text by Menaul].
Speech: 'The effectiveness of Bomber Command' [Text by Menaul].
1963 Mar 6
Bomber Command/149/Commander-in-Chief. Notes: slide list for presentation to Royal United Services Institute [by Menaul].
1963 Apr 16
Lecture by Menaul, Senior Air Staff Officer, Bomber Command, to US Air War College: 'The Royal Air Force', organisation and equipment, role in general war for air defence and long range nuclear strikes.
Bomber Command minute: by Menaul, Senior Air Staff Officer to Commander-in-Chief on suggested ite for consideration at Chief of Air Staff's Conference.
1965 Feb 5
Bomber Command paper: 'Amplification of items proposed for consideration at CAS's conference', Chief of Air Staff's conference.
1963 Aug 21
Letter to AM Sir Kenneth Cross Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Bomber Command from MRAF Sir Thomas Pike forwarding a copy of letter from Gen L L Lemnitzer Supreme Allied Commander Europe to British Minister of Defence, Peter Thorneycroft commenting favourably on visit to a V-bomber base. (faint)
Paper for RAF Quarterly: 'Bomber Command today'. 2 copies
1965 Feb 2
Bomber Command/53 152/62/Ops minute: Wg Cdr J M Maud to Senior Air Staff Officer detailing amendments to slides for 'Presentation to Mr Woosey' on Bomber Command generally.
1964 Feb 4
Commander-in-Chief Bomber Command statement to the press on Bomber Command.
Directorate of Public relations, RAF: statement on 'Royal Air Force Bomber Command'.
Bomber Command: 'Standard presentation' on the roles of Bomber Command including their role in Supreme Allied Commander Europe's Nuclear Strike Plan, presentation notes [by Menaul].
1968 Jan 24
The Times: 'Future flexibility may depend on conscription' a strategy for defence by Charles Douglas-Home.
1968 Jan 15
The Times: 'Tracking those high-flying defence contract costs' by Kenneth Owen.
1967 Aug 30
Daily Telegraph: 'Top brass versus top brains' article on the changed status of the Chiefs of Defence Staff under the Minister of Defence by Donald McLachlan.
Extract from atlas published by George Phillip and Son, mainly depicting continents.
'Rationalisation of air power'. Agreed statement by the Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of General Staff and Chief of Air Staff.
Edited version of the extempore address by AF Earl Mountbatten of Burma at Unison 63 (Commonwealth Inter Service Study,1967) on twentieth century UK defence organisation.
'Dispersal scheme': text outlining aircraft dispersal scheme' including nuclear weapons.
Paper: 'Introduction' for a lecture on operational capabilities of Bomber Command in a variety of wartime situations. Schedule of topics only.
Air Pictorial: 'Flying with the RAF today. Flight commander on a Harrier squadron' by J D Rawlings.
1980 Mar 31
The Times: 'Will the RAF get the plane it deserves?' by Henry Stanhope.
Newspaper cutting: 'Technology. How two big radar orders went abroad' by Kenneth Owen.
1981 Jan 11
The Times: 'Dogfight over the Hebrides' by George Rosie relating to Kola Soviet base and inquiry into Stornaway airport as NATO base.
1980 Nov 24
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'British propose defense plan to USAF' relating to Rapier surface to air missiles and Trident submarine launched ballistic missiles.
1981 Apr 27
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'Terrain-following mission flown by Panavia Tornado'.
[The Times]: 'New radar device ruins RAF defence tactics' by Henry Stanhope relating to 'Indication of Microwave Propagation (IMP)', a mechanism for predicting how radar beams will behave.
1981 Jan 26
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'British develop air-to-air missile with accurate hit capability'.
Defence: 'Forging a new force from old steel' by Sqn Ldr David Lot (Rtd).
Defence: 'RAF's options on AST (Air Staff Target) 1228' article comparing Air-Launched Anti-Radar Missile and High-Performance Anti-Radar Missile.
1982 Nov 22
Aviation Week and Space Technology photograph and caption: 'British study fighter ideas' new fighter designs.
1982 Jul 30
Interavia Airletter: 'Military affairs' excerpts from Under Secretary of State for Defence, Geoffrey Pattie's speech in House of Commons on UK military aircraft programmes.
1982 Mar 29
The Times: 'Can the RAF shut that open window?' by Henry Stanhope relating to the air defence gap.
1982 Jan 28
Daily Telegraph: 'Run-down RAF to seek US help'. 2 pages
Daily Telegraph: 'Cash famine grounds RAF plan to boost fighter defences' by Air Cdre Cooper.
[The Times]: 'Air forces of eight nations to test RAF' by Henry Stanhope relating to NATO exercise 'Elder Forest 80'.
International Defense Review: 'Re-shaping the Royal Air Force' by Derek Wood.
1983 Sep 9
The Times: 'The Royal Air Force' including ACM Sir Keith Williamson, Chief of Air Staff, interviewed by Rodney Cowton.
[Daily Telegraph]: 'Spectacular wins by Tornado crews in US contest' by Air Cdre Cooper and 'Seeing in dark plan for Harriers'.
1984 Nov 26
The Times: 'My blind spin in a Tornado', Ronald Faux takes a test flight.
1985 May 3
Daily Telegraph: 'Half RAF combat squadrons have nuclear weapons'; 'The RAF's 69 front line units' and 'Problem for navy over reductions'.
1979 Jul 30
Flugrevue/Flugwelt: Text by A J Wallis for international commentary section.
1979 Oct 15
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'McDonnell Douglas team to visit Britain'.
Paper by Menaul: 'A new aircraft for Europe in the 1990s' relating to new generation combat aircraft (2 copies) and a letter on civil defence.
1981 Oct 19
Letter to Menaul from editor of US Air University Review following the first annual balance of power conference, Summer 1981.
1977 Jul 29
The Times: 'The Royal Air Force - Special Report' includes articles on Tornado, role in NATO, training.
1979 Apr 2
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'West German fighter in final design'.
Air Pictorial: 'RAF's biggest tactical fighters meet' by Ian G Scott and 'Fighter requirements' by R C S Kentsbeer relating to Tornado aircraft.
1978 Oct 30
[The Times]: 'Britain to join French and Germans in developing new fighter' by Arthur Reed.
1977 Feb 9
The Times: 'RAF looks to 1990s' by Arthur Reed.
1978 Sep 4
The Times: 'Farnborough special, and RAF keeps choice open to attract jet partner'.
Paper: 'AST 403 - its importance to Europe and a proposed solution'.
1978 Mar 20
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'British emphasize rapid servicing'.
1979 Apr 9
Publicity photograph: three representatives of Hughes, Marconi and Plessey after the signing ceremony for the formation of UK Air Defence Ground Environment systems Ltd.
1986 Oct 21
The Times: 'Complete list of government'.
1985 Feb 25
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'Britain seeks cost-effective defense structure' and 'British navy admiral to head defense staff'.
1985 Feb 4
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'Britain plans national space center'.
Newspaper article: '£2.5m equipment and weapons for infantry' by Maj-Gen Edward Fursdon.
The Times editorial: 'We have been warned' on Arthur Scargill and Communism within the Labour Party.
The Times: 'Beware of the hydra that threatens liberty' by Bernard Levin. Refers to the editorial 7/2/165 discusses more widespread Communist influence.
Newspaper article: 'Defence is target for spending cuts' by James Adams and David Lipsey.
1984 Jun 18
Hansard: defence debate, Julian Amery's speech.
1984 Aug 6
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'British defense ministry names new staff' and 'British reorganise defense ministry'.
[The Times]: 'Complete list of government as Parliament resumes'.
1984 Feb 27
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'Britain caps defense fund rise'.
1983 Nov 28
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'US, Britain sign memorandum for JTIDS (Joint Tactical Information Distribution System) participation'.
1983 Jul 27
Photograph: Hughes Corporation Robert E Smith new chief executive officer UK Air Defence Ground Environment systems Ltd.
1983 Jul 27
Hughes Aircraft Company press release: 'UKSL (UKADGE Systems Ltd) names new CEO' (see 7/2/173).
1983 Aug 23
The Times: 'Defence cuts "have left navy weak"'.
1983 Aug 23
Daily Telegraph: 'Broadside over navy's "emasculation"' and 'Soviet ship design "Ad by Vassall"'.
1983 Aug 23
Daily Telegraph: 'Navy must choose between roles says Nott' and 'Harrier ordering attacked'.
1983 Aug 24
The Times: 'Falklands-type operation would be impossible in the 1990s, Nott admits'.
[The Times editorial]: 'Rethink on the Rhine' relating to British army on the Rhine.
The Times editorial: 'Arms and money' relating to government defence cuts and NATO.
Newspaper articles: 'The forces' big guns are of the right calibre to defend us' and 'What England still expects' both by Graham Turner and refer to the Chiefs of Staff.
[The Times]: 'Complete list of government at the start of session'.
1983 Jun 20
Aviation Week and Space Technology: 'Soviets track launch of British missiles'.
1983 Jun 15
The Times: 'Yes, but how do we pay for it?', referring to Trident by David Greenwood.
1983 Mar 13
Sunday Times: 'Don't gamble with defence' by Michael Heseltine, Secretary of State for Defence.
1983 May 8
Sunday Times: 'New Dreadnought steams in for Whitehall approval' and 'The fleet that is cracking up', both by Robin Morgan.
1982 Sep 1
MoD office memorandum introduced by Frank Cooper: 'Reorganisation of the Chief of Defence Staff's central staff' including job descriptions of chiefs of defence staff and staff list, forwarded by John Wilkinson, MP.
1981 Oct 22
Text: 'Remarks of the (American) Secretary of Defense to the Royal Institute of International Affairs' on the Soviet threat, American response to it and challenging European allies to work in partnership.
1982 Nov 7
New York Times Magazine: 'What's wrong with our defense establishment?' by David C Jones former chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff 1978-1982.
1982 Nov 29
The Times: 'Defence: a special report' includes Falklands, Trident Nato - Warsaw Pact tactical nuclear weapons.
Daily Telegraph: articles under the general heading 'Britain's distant outposts', 'The unchanging truth about dictators and appeasement', by Lord Buxton on the Falklands and Argentina; 'And after the Falklands we have reinforced Gibraltar', by Sir James Cable and 'Will Hong Kong be shanghaied?' by Alan Gwynne Chalfont, Baron Chalfont.
The Times: series of articles under the general title 'Defence choices for the Eighties' by David Greenwood and Peter Hennessy; 'How Mr Nott's plan can survive the cuts'; 'The centre left. Nuclear but not Trident' and 'The independent option: How Britain could cope without NATO'.
1983 Jan 17
The Times editorial: 'The arms race: our shame and our folly' by Michael Foot, leader of Labour Party and 'He protests too much' which discusses Foot's article.
1982 Nov 26
The Times: 'Pym's terms for arms talks with Moscow' refers to Francis Pym, Foreign Secretary by Henry Stanhope.
1982 Nov 15
Daily Telegraph: 'First sea lord and Nott clash on post-Falkland cuts for navy' by Desmond Wettern.
1982 Nov 15
Newspaper article: '15,000 TA (Territorial Army) men whisked to war' referring to 'Keystone exercise in Germany'.
Newspaper article: 'Tories name committee officers' list for Conservative elections of Parliamentary party committees.
1982 Jun 21
The Times: 'Strategy in a silver sea' discusses British defence policy NATO and the Falklands.
The Times editorial series: 'No end of a lesson'; 'The building blocks of strategy'; 'How the centre can hold' and 'No end of a lesson: IV' discuss the lessons that could be learned from the Falklands.
1982 Jul 7
The Times letter to the editor: 'False economy of pull-back from Rhine' from Col Jonathan Alford and 'Land-sea defence' from V Adm Sir Ian McGeoch.
1982 Jul 19
The Times letter to editor from AF Sir Michael Pollock, 'Maritime imperative'.
1982 Jun 28
The Times letter to editor from Gen Sir Hugh Beach, 'Land-sea balance in defence planning'.
1982 Jul 2
The Times: 'Defence package outstrips war loss' by Philip Webster.
1982 Jun 23
Daily Telegraph: 'Navy cuts rethink by Nott'.
1982 Jun 23
Daily Telegraph: 'Defence White Paper - Soviet attack "still the main threat"' by Tony Conyers; 'Nott's navy cuts still in force'; 'Pay rises transform recruiting' and '£5,500m not an excessive bill for Trident'.
1982 Jun 23
Daily Telegraph editorial: 'Post-Falkland defence' refers to the 1982 Defence White Paper.
1982 Jun 23
The Times: 'Why it would be folly to give up nuclear arms' by Stewart Tendler, and 'Welsh Guards to stay on' referring to Falklands.
1982 Jun 23
The Times editorial: 'Society on standby' referring to Defence White Paper and letter to the editor: 'Feet on the ground in defence planning' from FM (Richard) Michael (Power) Carver, Baron Carver, Chief of Defence Staff, 1973-1976.
Newspaper article: 'Secret battle looms over missile force' by Peter Hennessy on the increasing costs of chevaline improvements to Polaris.
1981 Oct 19
The Times: 'Complete list of government at start of session' and 'Two sides to death in a nuclear war' by Clifford Longley, religious affairs correpondent.
1981 Sep 9
The Times: 'History of British intelligence: Ultra's shadowy secrets emerge' by Peter Hennessy.
1981 Jun 26
The Times: 'Trident - Tories say "Yes, but" to new missile system'; 'The way forward: fewer people but better technology' on the White Paper on defence 'The way forward' and 'Nott's defence strategy carries the day'.
1981 Jun 26
The Daily Telegraph: 'Nott and Trident are the best defence we can afford' by Alan Gwynne Chalfont, Baron Chalfont on John Nott, MP, Secretary of State for Defence.
1981 Jun 26
The Times: 'Chatham to close in defence shake up' Parliamentary statement by John Nott, Secretary of State for Defence following the White Paper on defence.
1981 Jul 7
The Times: 'Uncovering the real defence cuts' by Peter Hennessy and David Greenwood on the defence White Paper.
Newspaper article: 'Short life for the navy's £1,000m stand-in deterrent' by Peter Hennessy on Chevaline Nuclear Deterrent and Polaris.
The Times letter to editor: 'Aims and means in British defence' from Menaul referring to the Chevaline programme.
1981 Jul 1
The Times: editorial on Chevaline '£1,000m and still not proven'.
Defence open government document: The future United Kingdom strategic nuclear deterrent force with introduction by Francis Pym for the MoD, on the decision to buy Trident from America.
1981 Jun 30
The Times: '£1,000m deterrent fails to get off ground' by Peter Hennessy, refers to Chevaline programme.
1981 Jun 28
Sunday Times: 'The untouchable deterrent' by Jon Connell on Trident.
1981 Jun 26
The Times editorial: 'Little in reserve' refers to the defence White Paper, 'The way forward' and letter to the editor 'Priorities in nuclear defence task' from FM (Richard) Michael (Power) Carver, Baron Carver, Chief of Defence Staff, 1973-1976.
1981 Jun 18
The Times (series of articles): 'Anatomy of Britain's security: an analysis by The Times' 'The Nott alternative - a decade of defence we can afford.
1981 May 24
Sunday Times: 'How many waves can Britannia afford to rule?' by Jon Connell on the launch of the Ark Royal.
1981 May 24
Sunday Telegraph: 'The best possible defence for Britain' by Gen Sir John Hackett, former Commander in Chief, Rhine Army.
1981 May 20
The Times: 'Defence Secretary thinking in terms of change, not cuts' on the first day of Parliamentary defence debate.
1981 Apr 16
Daily Telegraph: 'Realistic review of forces' role pledged by Nott' by Maj Gen E Fursdon and 'RAF to take biggest share of spending' by Air Cdre G S Cooper.
1981 Apr 16
The Times: 'Forces need reshaping to meet Soviet threat', on white paper 'Statement of defence estimates 1981 vols 1 and 2' (7/2/299,300); 'Mr Nott lays basis for spending review' and 'New hopes raised over cash limits'.
Foreign Affairs Research Institute: 'Towards a minerals strategy for Britain' by Audrey Parry.
1981 Jan 20
Surrey & Hants News: 'All wrong on nuclear warfare', Menaul's views.
The Times: 'Aircraft firms may fund a new all-British fighter' refers to British Aerospace designed P106 aircraft.
1981 May 15
The Times 'How labour might disarm Britain' by Peter Hennessy.
1980 Dec 3
The Times: 'Why Britain must keep its deterrent' Alan Gwynne Chalfont, Baron Chalfont on Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.