Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is expected to announce an additional £350 million-worth of funding for the next stage of designing the future generation of British nuclear-armed submarines.
The Ministry of Defence said that the investment will sustain 1,200 UK jobs and follows the initial £350 million of design work announced earlier this year.
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