Vulcan - God of Fire

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  • ISBN: 9780752463797
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  • Publ Date: 2012-05-01
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  • Binding: HardBack
  • Pages: 240
  • Imprint: HISTORY PRESS
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  • ID - 186860

Description:

"Vulcan - God of Fire" is a historical account of BritainÆs nuclear deterrent force, the development of atomic/thermonuclear weapons and the bombers. It includes a description of the design, development

and manufacture of the Vulcan, the flight testing programme and entry into RAF service. There is also a full account of the VulcanÆs career, including its primary role as a nuclear bomber and as a key participant in the 1982 Falklands conflict. Further coverage includes the use of the Vulcan as a refuelling tanker and reconnaissance platform, and the recent project to restore a Vulcan to flying condition, funded by the National Lottery Fund.


Author Biography:

Tim McLelland is an author specializing in military aerospace subjects.


 

 


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