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Typhoon Class

Nationality: Soviet Union The Typhoon class are the largest submarines ever built. Their design is unusual in that it is based on two separate pressure hulls joined by a single outer covering; this...

Valiant Churchill Class

Nationality: United KingdomThe Valiant Class was an enlarged Dreadnought design produced for the Royal Navy. Although ordered in 1960 the first boat was not completed until 1966. This was more than...

Vickers Valiant B1

‘The Valiant held Bomber Command’s head high, nationally and internationally’ Air Pictorial, March 1965 First flown May 1951, the Vickers Valiant was the first ‘V’ bomber...

Victor Class

Nationality: Soviet Union The Victor I Class were part of the second generation of Soviet nuclear powered submarines. The first Victor I submarine appeared in 1967 and the sixteenth was completed...

Warrior

The NATO alliance countries had initially had a lead on the Soviet Bloc in design and provision of armoured personnel carriers. This lead had disappeared in the late 1960s with the introduction of...

Weapon Class

County: United KingdomCommissioned 1947-48. Originally built as fleet escorts with good anti-submarine and anti-aircraft qualities but retaining torpedo armament for attacking major surface units....

Whitby Class

Country: United KingdomOrdered in 1951 as a class of six Type 12 all-welded construction frigates to combat the new generation of fast Russian submarines in bad weather or heavy seas in the Atlantic and...

Yankee Class

Nationality: Soviet UnionThis thirty-four strong class of nuclear submarines were the first modern boats built for the Soviet Navy. It is suggested that their design is based on the American ‘Benjamin...
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