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11th Oct 2020, 13:48
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The units that supported US Nuclear weapons based...

The units that supported US Nuclear weapons based in the US and oversea went by various names as time went on. Timelord is correct in that by the time he was involved they were known as Munition...
10th Oct 2020, 18:43
Replies: 30
Views: 5,465
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Could be Project E related. The USAF had Tactical...

Could be Project E related. The USAF had Tactical Depot Squadrons in the 1950's and 1960's.Their role, Storage and maintenance of Nuclear Weapons.
10th Oct 2020, 17:45
Replies: 30
Views: 5,465
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Having never served in RAFG, I wouldn't have a...

Having never served in RAFG, I wouldn't have a clue and the closest I got to working with anything nuclear was helping finish off a operators control simulator for the Weapon Storage System fitted in...
10th Oct 2020, 13:38
Replies: 30
Views: 5,465
Posted By MAINJAFAD

This document covers the RAF in Germany in quite...

This document covers the RAF in Germany in quite some depth, only mention I've seen in it about Hunters is in the Day Fighter role (mostly axed in post 1957 and what was left then replaced by the...
10th Oct 2020, 12:49
Replies: 30
Views: 5,465
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Airfield Survival Measures according to the files...

Airfield Survival Measures according to the files about the HAS construction in the National Archives.

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_q=airfield+survival+measures+
16th Sep 2020, 13:08
Replies: 31
Views: 4,948
Posted By MAINJAFAD

The BBC Antiques Roadshow on the Battle Of...

The BBC Antiques Roadshow on the Battle Of Britain and the Blitz was actually quite good. The Defiant actually got a mention in that one.
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15th Sep 2020, 18:24
Replies: 12
Views: 2,755
Posted By MAINJAFAD

UK didn't Invent Nuclear Weapons. They just...

UK didn't Invent Nuclear Weapons. They just (Thanks to the work of two Refugees from the Nazi's and their Australian boss) worked out that a small enough amount of fissionable material was required...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2020, 13:39
Replies: 8,648
Views: 3,663,983
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Humm, NO!!!!

Humm, NO!!!!
26th Aug 2020, 18:39
Replies: 30
Views: 11,591
Posted By MAINJAFAD

If memory serves, this picture shows the death of...

If memory serves, this picture shows the death of the First Argentine pilot killed by the British and what was told to the next of kin. Did the true story involve a Pucara....Yes. Did it involve HMS...
26th Aug 2020, 18:12
Replies: 47
Views: 10,655
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Of course, the real reason is that the Army are...

Of course, the real reason is that the Army are still welded to a Quadruped. As noted in a paper at Army Staff College by the original BomberH which had the following comment:

"The Army will only...
20th Aug 2020, 22:03
Replies: 124
Views: 24,277
Posted By MAINJAFAD

AR Martel was one of the weapons specified in the...

AR Martel was one of the weapons specified in the NSR for the Sea Harrier when it was issued in 1971/72. Carriage trials were done with an early GR1 and a photo of those trials appeared in a copy of...
20th Aug 2020, 12:51
Replies: 124
Views: 24,277
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Please, though it will not I suspect, tell me...

Please, though it will not I suspect, tell me anything I didn't already know from an internet conversation with Argentinian Army Officer on one of the forums who was down there with the TPS-44.
20th Aug 2020, 02:51
Replies: 124
Views: 24,277
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Shrike Missiles were delivered to Hermes via...

Shrike Missiles were delivered to Hermes via C-130 airdrop. Mod kits were also produced for aircraft already deployed and sent down on air drops.

This Argentinian site covers the TPS-43F...
16th Aug 2020, 11:30
Replies: 124
Views: 24,277
Posted By MAINJAFAD

2006 / Afghanistan / aircraft type HARRIER!!!!...

2006 / Afghanistan / aircraft type HARRIER!!!! Plus the Army major who said it had nothing but praise for the USAF.
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16th Aug 2020, 08:02
Replies: 124
Views: 24,277
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Just out of interest how many Argentinian strike...

Just out of interest how many Argentinian strike missions were aborted due to direct visual contact with a Sea Harrier or warnings from the Stanley Radars? (not counting successful / unsuccessful...
10th Aug 2020, 16:52
Replies: 518
Views: 238,661
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Read Harris's own account of the Conversation in...

Read Harris's own account of the Conversation in the last chapter of his own account of his life up to his retirement in "Bomber Offensive"
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28th Jul 2020, 17:17
Replies: 12
Views: 4,778
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Need to Know. Canadians working at NORAD, British...

Need to Know. Canadians working at NORAD, British Running BMEWS at Fylingdales..
18th Jul 2020, 13:29
Replies: 220
Views: 33,661
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Heard about this in the mid 1980's from somebody...

Heard about this in the mid 1980's from somebody I knew at Marham. Reason was Opsec. Also happened to 27 Sqn apparently who used elephant related Call signs.
28th Jun 2020, 14:20
Replies: 63
Views: 28,531
Posted By MAINJAFAD

The Invincible class CVS was designed and built...

The Invincible class CVS was designed and built from the start of construction to be able to embark Harriers, the decision to proceed with V/STOL aircraft capability in the Ships design was actually...
27th Jun 2020, 21:03
Replies: 223
Views: 45,520
Posted By MAINJAFAD

That would be the former Major Denis Healy MBE...

That would be the former Major Denis Healy MBE (Military Division) RE who was in Combined Operations in the Med between 1942 and 1945. He actually admits with hindsight that canning the Carriers was...
27th Jun 2020, 19:37
Replies: 223
Views: 45,520
Posted By MAINJAFAD

The Royal Navy had plenty of chances in crying...

The Royal Navy had plenty of chances in crying Foul via the Chief of Staff's Committee had the RAF actually done so and that would be minuted and held in the National Archives (Files DEFE 4/195/9 or...
23rd Jun 2020, 12:51
Replies: 223
Views: 45,520
Posted By MAINJAFAD

The population of Darwin knew what it was like to...

The population of Darwin knew what it was like to be bombed.
23rd Jun 2020, 02:44
Replies: 223
Views: 45,520
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Stupid idea mentioned in a meeting by a...

Stupid idea mentioned in a meeting by a Politician in 1919 that somebody dug up in a file at the National Archives when somebody else suggested use of tear gas in the air policing role. His first...
18th Jun 2020, 06:46
Replies: 223
Views: 45,520
Posted By MAINJAFAD

A B-29 bomber stream flying up the coastline past...

A B-29 bomber stream flying up the coastline past Tokyo to bomb the Japanese's last functioning oil refinery and causing the power to be switched off in the palace as part of an air raid warning...
17th Jun 2020, 03:56
Replies: 223
Views: 45,520
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Shouldn't be, Butch may have been into Bombing,...

Shouldn't be, Butch may have been into Bombing, but Slavery wasn't his thing.
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