The UK government has announced plans to stage a colossal military parade through the heart of Edinburgh, featuring controversial Trident nuclear missiles, in an effort to drum up support for the union.

The event, which is aimed to demonstrate the United Kingdom’s strength and reaffirm its commitment to national security, has drawn sharp criticism.

As part of the UK’s efforts to reinforce the Union amidst growing calls for Scottish independence, the Ministry of Defence has unveiled plans for a grand military procession through Edinburgh’s bustling city centre. The parade will be headed by tartan-painted Trident missiles.

Details of the event reveal an extensive line-up of military hardware, including fighter jets, tanks, and infantry regiments, all culminating in a dramatic flyover by the iconic Red Arrows. However, it is the inclusion of the Trident missiles that has drawn the most attention and sparked heated debates among politicians and citizens alike.

Scottish nationalists have denounced the parade as a blatant attempt to intimidate the population and distract from the legitimate concerns surrounding the Trident missile system’s presence in Scotland. Critics argue that the procession could escalate tensions and further polarise public opinion on the issue of independence.

“In an effort to rally support for the Union and remind our dear Scotch subjects of the benefits they enjoy as part of the United Kingdom, we have announced plans for a grand military parade through the heart of Edinburgh, featuring the much-discussed Trident nuclear missiles,” said Minister of Union, Condescending and Cultural Affairs, Hugh Morus.

“We are confident that this magnificent display of military might will not only dazzle the natives but also serve as a gentle reminder of the role they play in the broader UK defence strategy. After all, everyone needs a little nudge now and then to remember where their true allegiance lies.”

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Bringer of facts
Bringer of facts (@guest_807289)
1 month ago

Ok, enough with the April Fools posts ….

Mr Bell
Mr Bell (@guest_807295)
1 month ago

Long overdue parade.
I mean if Mad Vlad, Kim Jong and Mr Xi can parade nukes through their cities then dear tiny little Rishi Sinak should be allowed too.

Andy reeves
Andy reeves (@guest_807568)
1 month ago
Reply to  Mr Bell

Risky sunak should be allowed anything to do with the armed forces end of

Andrew D
Andrew D (@guest_807312)
1 month ago

Really trying hard this morning 😏

Daniele Mandelli
Daniele Mandelli (@guest_807330)
1 month ago


George Amery
George Amery (@guest_807344)
1 month ago

Hi folks hope all is well.
The sad thing is some SNP types will believe it 🤣🤣🤣

Caspian237 (@guest_807369)
1 month ago
Reply to  George Amery

I came for the furious rants in the comments section but everyone keeps spoiling it by pointing out what day it is! 😂

Spyinthesky (@guest_807516)
1 month ago
Reply to  Caspian237

Mind you the RAF on special mission to support vital supplies over North Pole every 12 mths don’t come out this time of year so plenty of leeway it seems.

Barry Larking
Barry Larking (@guest_807352)
1 month ago

Part of me wishes this were true … The wicked part.

Armchair Admiral
Armchair Admiral (@guest_807418)
1 month ago
Reply to  Barry Larking

Ah. If only… aA

Spyinthesky (@guest_807517)
1 month ago
Reply to  Barry Larking

Mind you as we parade our sparse collection of missiles through the streets what better time for mad Vlad to strike.

Daniele Mandelli
Daniele Mandelli (@guest_807547)
1 month ago
Reply to  Barry Larking

Wrong city though. I’d suggest Glasgow would stir up a better response from many of the locals.

Paul.P (@guest_807725)
1 month ago
Reply to  Barry Larking

The SNP obviously believe there is enough wickedness in Scotland already. Quote by Claire Mitchell KC, leader of the campaign to pardon witches executed after the Reformation. “Per capita, during the period between the 16th to the 18th century, we executed five times as many people as elsewhere in Europe, the vast majority of them women,To put that into perspective, in Salem 300 people were accused and 19 people were executed. We absolutely excelled at finding women to burn in Scotland. Those executed weren’t guilty, so they should be acquitted.” Looks like the Scots under the SNP are going back… Read more »

Jon (@guest_807355)
1 month ago

tartan painted…. which tartan?

farouk (@guest_807420)
1 month ago

Talking of missiles (And not an April fools) Russia has released video of what they claim is a downed Storm Shadow (In very good nick) do a search on
Jarosław Wolski
gravitate to his twitter feed and scroll down to the 29th March.

Deaboz (@guest_807430)
1 month ago

Ok, so its a good photoshop and Aprils Fools, but how is the vehicle driven? The cab has been removed completely??

Spyinthesky (@guest_807518)
1 month ago
Reply to  Deaboz

Judging by recent tests no one knows how to keep them on track at the best of times.

Spyinthesky (@guest_807515)
1 month ago

Worst photoshop job of the week winner.