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Vulcan units of the Cold War

by Andrew J. Brookes

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Published by Osprey Pub. in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vulcan (Jet bomber) -- History,
  • Cold War -- Aerial operations, British,
  • Falkland Islands War, 1982 -- Aerial operations, British

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Brookes.
    SeriesOsprey combat aircraft -- 72
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 B766 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23615376M
    ISBN 101846032970
    ISBN 109781846032974
    LC Control Number2009294310

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Though the mighty Vulcan had an extremely limited combat career (five sorties in the Falklands), its service from to marked it as one of the notable aircraft of the Cold War.

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First flown in Augustthe Vulcan entered service in February Most were equipped to carry the Blue Steel stand-off missile, but in around 50 Vulcans were re-deployed in a Price: $ The best of the three RAF jet bombers in the early years of the Cold War, the Vulcan was designed as the Avroand possessed fighter-like manoeuvrability at low level despite its size.

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Vulcan Units of the Cold War. by Andrew Brookes. As all titles in Osprey’s Combat Aircraft series this slim paperback combines a brief but solid overview of the subject by an expert with first-hand commentary by various personnel, archival photos, and the hallmark set of color profile drawings.

Not only is author Brookes an ex-Vulcan pilot, he also held various command posts and. The RAF's first Cold War strategic bomber, the Vickers Valiant, was procured as an insurance measure in case either the Vulcan or Victor was found to have a serious flaw.

The Valiant was the equivalent of the US B Stratojet, and it blazed the trail for the British airborne nuclear deterrent as the aircraft enjoyed a far more active service career than later V-bombers.

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