Cold War

US North American B45 ''Tornado'' Jet Bomber

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The North American B-45 “Tornado” was America’s first operational Jet Bomber. Deployed in 1948, The “Tornado” was also the first Jet Aircraf …

US PGM-11 ''Redstone'' Missile

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Deployed from 1958 to 1964 as part of The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) defense of Western Europe, The PGM-11 ''Redstone'' was the first US Missile to carry a …

US AIM-4 ''Falcon'' Missile

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The US AIM-4 ‘’Falcon” was first deployed in 1956 with The US Air Force as an intermediate Air-To-Air Missile. The “Falcon” only used a smal …

US M388 ''Davy Crockett'' TBN Recoiless Rifle

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Named for famed Early American Pioneer and Hero Davy Crockett, the unusual US Army battlefield Device known officially as The Model 388, was designed for use on the purpo …

US SM-62 ''Snark'' Missile

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Perhaps one of the first examples of an early “Cruise” Missile System, The US developed SM-62 “Snark” was first deployed by The US Air Force&rsquo …

US NIM-14 ''Hercules'' Missile

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A Mainstay component of the Nike Continental Defense Deployment Missile System, The “Hercules” was a Surface To Air Rocket that was fixed launched. Used as a …

''Sugar Tree'' Radar System

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An early form of “Cold War” Radar Monitoring, Code Named “Sugar Tree” - was a series of “Line of Sight” Radar Devices deployed in the …

''Safeguard'' Program

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Although based from The “Sentinel” Program of 1966, The “Safeguard” Program was designed to protect America's “Minuteman” ICBM Primary …

US AIM-64 ''Walleye'' Missile

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The US AIM-64 “Walleye” was a Cold War Missile Defense System developed for Fighter Aircraft in the 1960s. It was an early “smart bomb” device whi …

US LBD-1 ''Gargoyle'' Missile

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The US made ''Gargoyle'' LBD was a first generation prototype for Surface to Air weaponry to be deployed by The US Military. Experimentation began after World War II and …