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Thor

The design contract for this single-stage, intermediate-range surface-surface ballistic missile (I.R.B.M) was awarded to Douglas Aircraft Corporation in December 1955. The first launch took place...

Thresher Permit Class

Nationality: United StatesThe Permit Class remained an important part of the US Navy’s attack capability throughout the second half of the Cold War.The Thresher Class were designed for deep diving...

Thunderbird

During World War II, a British SAM programme was established with the system known as Brankemine. Although the missile programme was inadequately funded, the first test firing took place in September...

Ticonderoga Class

Country: United States The Ticonderoga Class was a modified form of the Essex Class aircraft carrier design. These changes were quite substantial, and included many more 40mm and 20mm anti-aircraft guns,...

Tiger Class

Country: United KingdomThe last ‘big gun’ ships in the Royal Navy. They were originally ordered as part of the eight-strong Minotaur light cruiser class in 1941. Construction in Clydeside yards of...

Trafalgar Class

Nationality: United KingdomThe Trafalgar Class are in effect an improved Swiftsure Class design and as such represented the United Kingdom’s third generation of SSBNs. They were originally intended for...

Tribal Class

Country: United KingdomThe Type 81 Tribal Class general purpose Frigates were ordered 1955-1958 and commissioned 1961-64, bearing the names of distinguished Second World War destroyers; using all welded...

Tupolev Tu-95 Bear

The Tu-95, NATO code-name ‘Bear’, was the principal long-range bomber of the Soviet Air Force during the Cold War. It is the only turboprop bomber to have ever been deployed in military service. During...

Type 206 Type 209 Class

Nationality: West GermanyDuring the two world wars German submarine operations were extremely successful and Allied Navies lost many thousands of ships to submarines. The German designs were in the forefront....

Type 42 Sheffield Class

Country: United KingdomThe Type 42 guided missile destroyers were introduced as smaller and cheaper replacements for the County Class. They were similarly intended to provide air defence for task group...
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