Bac TSR-2

Bac TSR-2

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The British Aircraft Corporation TSR-2 was a cancelled Cold War strike and reconnaissance aircraft developed by the British Aircraft Corporation for the Royal Air Force in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The TSR-2 was designed to penetrate a well-defended forward battle area at low altitudes and very high speeds, and then attack high-value targets in the rear with nuclear or conventional weapons. Another aspect of its combat role was to provide high-altitude, high-speed photo reconnaissance, requirements that necessitated incorporating "state-of-the-art" aviation technology that would make it the highest-performing aircraft in these roles. Although only one prototype was completed, test flights indicated that the aircraft would be able to meet its stringent design specifications. These specifications were however reduced as the results of flight testing became availableshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 299g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134953067
  • 9786134953061