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British nuclear test linked to new US warheads

An article in the Times establishes that the subcritical test of part of a British warhead in February was linked to plans to build new American nucle ar weapons. \"Jacob Perea, the project manager at Los Alamos, told The Times that data from Krakatau, a British-US test, was being used to help the US work out how to build its new generation of weapons. Although he said that the project was uniquely American, he added: \"It would be pretty surprising if they [the British] weren\'t watching this pretty closely\" Times article