THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1950-1969
RAF-T 2703. RAF Guided Missile Fitters (S) of No 62 Squadron servicing a Bristol Bloodhound Mark 1 surface-to-air guided missile at RAF Woolfox Lodge Rutland
Holmpton Rotor Radar Station – Subterranea Britannica
Subterranea Britannica is a society devoted to the study and investigation of man-made (including Nuclear Bunkers) and man-used underground places.
Many changes at RAF North Coates
HERE we have an unusual twist on our Then and Now feature. These views from RAF North Coates are more of a then, then and now, and were shown to us by Brian Stafford. Brian told us: "I hope...
The Bristol Bloodhound
The Bristol Bloodhound is a British surface-to-air missile developed during the 1950s as the UK's main air defence weapon, and was in large-scale service with the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the forces of four other countries. Designed to provide a last line of defence for the V bomber bases to destroy any Soviet bombers that got past the defending Lightning interceptor force operating over the North Sea, the Bloodhound Mk. I entered service in December 1958, and began to be replaced by the…