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Martel AS37

The Martel AS37 air-to-surface missile is an anti-radar missile produced jointly by Britain and France. The solid-fuelled rocket, made by Engins Matra, uses aerodynamic control to home on radar transmissions.

McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG1 (Nose section only)

‘Few other aircraft could have met the diverse demands made of the Phantom by the British Forces. For a brief period in the mid ‘seventies the St Louis All-Rounder was serving the RAF as both low-level...

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis

The MiG-15 was extremely simple although advanced in concept. It had a better rate of climb, ceiling and high-altitude radius of turn than any Allied jet aircraft at the time. It came as a shock to the...

Polaris

The Polaris missile was a submarine-launched, nuclear-tipped ballistic missile. It was designed to be used as part of the US Navy's contribution to the United States' tripartite nuclear deterrent;...

Rapier

Based on a 1964 development programme, Rapier entered service with the British Army and RAF Regiment in June 1967. Rapier is a Hitile, so called because it must hit the target to explode, whereas...

Red Top

The Red Top Air-to-Air Missile was originally called Firestreak IV. However, it so radically improved Firestreak’s capabilities, that a new name was more appropriate. The requirement for Red...

Saladin

After the Second World War, a requirement was issued for a new armoured car to replace a multiplicity of wartime designs. Initial plans to arm the vehicle with a 2 pounder (40mm) gun were shelved...

Scorpion

In the late 1950s the British Army issued a requirement for an Armoured Reconnaissance vehicle. This role was eventually spilt into two and the resulting vehicles were the Fox armoured car and the...

Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CCII

Known familiarly as the ''Twin Pin'', the Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer was a follow-up to the same company's single-engined short take-off and landing (STOL) transport, the Pioneer, and like the latter...

Sea Skua

This Air-to-Surface Missile uses a semi-active radar homing guidance system and its first application was aboard the Lynx helicopter using the Ferranti Seaspray radar illuminator. The Lynx can carry...
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