Cold War

US AAM-N-5 ''Meteor'' AA Missile

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An ''early'' Air to Air Missile System dating to 1948, The AAM-N-5 ''Meteor'' was designed for US Navy Carrier deployment. Much of the overall design came fro The Massach …

US RIM-67 ''Standard'' SAM

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First developed for US Naval Warfare, The RIM-67 ''Standard'' was first fielded in 1981, as a primary replacement Surface to Air Missile for The ''Talos'' System (in use …

Fallout Shelter

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Based on conventional Bomb Shelters of World War II, the origins of The ''Fallout'' Shelter are rooted firmly to The Cold War of the 1950s. The term ''Fallout'' is taken …

British Supermarine ''Swift'' Fighter Jet

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First deployed in 1954, The British Supermarine ''Swift'' Fighter was an early Cold War primary Fighter, used by The Royal Air Force. 197 Production Models were fielded a …

British Blackburn B-48 ''Firecrest'' Fighter Plane

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Many Fighter designs were pioneered in World War II for use by The British Military, that were produced to counter the increasing German quality of counter Planes. Many o …

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 …