1950s British Bombers (1950-1959)
The Cold War period required that Britain keep a useful, highly-capable bomber arm to help preserve the peace in Europe and elsewhere.Because of its placement in the world and its global influence in the period following World War 2, the United Kingdom was forced to keep a sizeable, capable bomber force to counter the threat posed by the Soviet Union and other Western foes of the Cold War.
There are a total of 6 1950s British Bombers (1950-1959) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
The Avro Vulcan was an impressive design feat as 1950s bombers went - though the aircraft itself saw only limited c...
The BAC TSR-2 became a Cold War-era case study of a promising aircraft derailed by ballooning program costs and pol...
The record-setting English Electra Canberra progressed much as a medium-to-high altitude bomber - so much so that t...
The Handley Page Victor formed the third - and last - point of the RAF V-Bomber triangle of nuclear-capable bombers...
The Short Sturgeon began as a war-time torpedo bomber but saw a bulk of its service days as a target tug for the Br...