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V-Force: Britain's Airborne Nuclear Deterrent


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This new study of the Royal Air Force nuclear deterrent goes into greater depth than the usual study of the post-1945 RAF. Britain's independent nuclear research was carried out with great ingenuity and the three V-bombers (Victor, Valiant and Vulcan) were fine and long-serving aircraft, but the author has also recognised the broader implications of this era. The United States was reluctant to share nuclear technology in the years immediately after World War II, forcing Britain to develop its own weapons and delivery system ...

V-Force: Britain's Airborne Nuclear Deterrent 2000, Ian Allan Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780711027503