First-generation surface-to-air missile designed by Armstrong Whitworth for use by the Royal Navy.- Seaslug (missile)
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Royal Navy surface-to-air missile system designed in the 1960s and entering service in 1973.
Britain's first naval surface-to-air missile was GWS1 Seaslug, which entered service in 1963.
Department of the UK government formed in 1939 to co-ordinate the supply of equipment to all three British armed forces, headed by the Minister of Supply.
As a result, secret weapon projects—including numerous nuclear weapons—were given lighthearted names such as Green Cheese, Blue Slug or Red Duster.
Class of British guided missile destroyers, the first such warships built by the Royal Navy.
Designed specifically around the Seaslug anti-aircraft missile system, the primary role of these ships was area air defence around the aircraft carrier task force in the nuclear-war environment.
Missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.
A third design followed the American Bumblebee efforts in terms of role and timeline, and entered service in 1961 as the Sea Slug.
Group of British manufacturing companies engaged in aircraft production.
Sea Slug – Armstrong Whitworth surface-to-air missile.
British ramjet powered surface-to-air missile developed during the 1950s.
This was initially known as LOPGAP, for Liquid-Oxygen and Petrol, the proposed fuel.
Battlespace response to aerial warfare, defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action".
British naval missiles used included Sea Dart and the older Sea Slug longer range systems, Sea Cat and the new Sea Wolf short range systems.
British aircraft manufacturer of the first half of the 20th century based in Hayes in Middlesex and Heaton Chapel and RAF Ringway in Cheshire.
Fairey Rocket Test Vehicle 1, formerly known as LOPGAP ("Liquid Oxygen and Petrol Guided Anti-Aircraft Projectile").
British surface-to-air missile produced for the British Army.
From their work the LOPGAP experimental design emerged, short for "Liquid Oxygen and Petrol Guided Anti-aircraft Projectile".
British aircraft manufacturer.