Robert Forsyth: born 1939, joined the Royal Navy 1957, served in submarines 1961-81, commanding conventional and nuclear submarines, including Polaris; he also commanded the Submarine Commanding Officer’s Qualifying Course (Perisher), which provided a unique insight into the responsibilities of military commanders. After retirement he worked in industry at a senior level from 1981-1999.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?It is the Trident submarine captain, not the UK PM, who “presses the button”
Does he know why he is firing his warheads and who he is firing them at? Or whether it is lawful?