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Roy Ewans obituary

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My father, Roy Ewans, who has died aged 94, was chief designer and engineer of the Vulcan Mk 2 bomber and one of the most important British aircraft designers of the postwar era. The Vulcan, designed as a nuclear deterrent, had a radical design and was at the time the...
Roy Ewans obituary

These Surface-To-Air Missiles Will Be Deployed on London Rooftops

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The U.K. Ministry of Defence decided to install surface-to-air missiles on the roofs of six London housing complexes to defend the Summer Olympics against airborne threats. Neighbors protested, but a judge denied their petition, so the operation will go ahead. Exactly how much firepower are they putting up there? Here's...
These Surface-To-Air Missiles Will Be Deployed on London Rooftops

Britain joins space race with first satellite: From the archive, 7 June 1963

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The UK-3 was renamed Ariel 3 before its launch in California in 1967. It became the first all-British made satellite to be sent into spaceLe Bourget, ParisThe job of building Britain's first earth satellite has been given to the British Aircraft Corporation, a contract probably worth between £500,000 and £1...
Britain joins space race with first satellite: From the archive, 7 June 1963
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