TSR2 Precision Attack to Tornado
Navigation and Weapon Delivery
By (author) John Forbat
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TSR2 Precision Attack to Tornado by John Forbat
Book DescriptionIncluded are details on the ground-breaking navigation and attack system, its Cold War context, its requirements and the development of ATF (advanced terrain following), and in-depth analysis of automatic flight control systems, analogue and digital simulations at Weybridge and the reconnaissance pack for mapping enemy territory. It finishes with a look at the final throes of TSR2's cancellation by the Labour government in 1965. 'This fascinating personal account of the behind the scenes action at Vickers during the heyday of British aviation and weaponry invention in the 1950s and 1960s is both authoritative and very, very readable.' Wg Cdr Al Monkman, D.F.C., M.A., B.A., R.A.F., 617 Sqn, RAF Lossiemouth, Moray.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780752439198
(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Vickers Guided Weapons, Paperback (April 2006)» View all books by John Forbat
Containing diagrams and photographs, this volume looks at missile and avionics systems, and the trials and their effects on missile design. Telling the story of the company and its individuals and interactions with governmental bureaucracies, it also goes through certain projects, including Red Rapier, Red Dean, and Vigilant anti-tank missile.
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