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The Avro Vulcan

History== The Avro Vulcan is jet-powered strategic bomber produced by Avro as operated by the RAF from 1956 until 1984.

The Vulcan was part of the RAF's V-force during the Cold War period and was the backbone of the RAF's Nuclear detterant, due to the threats of nuclear attacks, the Vulcan Crews had to be ready at all time to retaliate if nescessary. Luckily the moment never came. After the war had passed the Vulcan although meant to carry nuclear ordinance it was used for more conventional high and low-end bombing runs during the Falklands war as well as many were fitted for recon. In total 136 Vulcans were produced inculding prototypes.


Avro Vulcan in the air.