Would Trident really be scrapped after independence?
VIDEO: The Telegraph’s Ben Riley-Smith looks at the possible future of the Trident nuclear deterrent if there is a ‘Yes’ vote in the Scottish independence referendum.
As it stands, SNP leader Alex Salmond is prepared to inflict some serious bruises on the UK’s naval pride. In his White Paper, Mr Salmond says he will scrap the Trident missiles, calling them a "weapon of mass destruction".
However, Westminster are keen to keep hold of their nuclear stockpile as well as their strategic Naval bases in Scotland.
So what would happen if Scotland voted yes on September 18?