Cold War

British Supermarine ''Seafang'' Fighter Plane

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The Supermarine ''Seafang'' was a British Royal Navy Fighter Plane, first developed in 1946 (although a design was to be completed before the end of World War II). Design …

''Pax Atomica''

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The Term ''Pax Atomica'' was an early Cold War ideology which pre-dated the previously discussed ''Mutual assured Destruction'' (MAD). It based on the Ancient Roman ''Pax …

British Blackburn ''Firebrand'' Fighter Plane

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While envisioned as a standard Fighter for The British Royal Navy, The Blackburn ''Firebrand'' was so effective in performance that it was ''promoted'' to the status of m …

British Westland ''Wyvern'' Strike Fighter Plane

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The British Westland ''Wyvern'' was a low-level, ground support Strike Fighter deployed with The British Royal Navy in 1958. The design was actually accepted after World …

British ''Swingfire'' AT Missile System

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Deployed in 1966, The ''Swingfire'' was a ''wire-guided'' Anti-Tank Missile System used by various Units of The British Army – during The Cold War. Close to 50,000 …

Chinese J-9 ''Chengdu'' Interceptor Fighter

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It is known that at least a single Prototype of The People's Liberation Army Air Force's J-9 ''Chengdu'' Interceptor was built and test flown around 1975. The Interceptor …

US Lockheed TV2 ''Sea Star'' Jet Trainer

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The US Lockheed TV2 ''Sea Star'' was a Carrier based, Jet Fighter Trainer Plane, introduced in 1957. They Class would remain in US Naval Training Inventory until 1970. Al …

British de Havilland ''Firestreak'' AA Missile

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The de Havilland ''Firestreak'' was a British Air to Air Missile widely deployed with various Fighter Aircraft during The Cold War. Girst deployed in 1957, this Class of …

US ''Big Five'' Chemical Weapons

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The term ''Big Five'' Weapons was given to a special Project by The US Army Chemical Corps. in Ft. Detrick, Maryland. The Project ran from 1950 to 1969. The goal was to p …

''Four Minute Warning''

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A ''Cold War'' term coined by The British Government, ''Four Minute'' Warning was the operational assessment which determined just ''how long'' a Nuclear Strike initiated …