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Cold War British Interceptors (1947-1991)

Like other Western powers during the Cold War period, Britain was forced to invest in various interceptor designs to maintain regional stability.

Cold War British Interceptors (1947-1991)

Like other Western powers during the Cold War period, Britain was forced to invest in various interceptor designs to maintain regional stability.

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There are a total of 27 Cold War British Interceptors (1947-1991) 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.

This listing also includes prototype, conceptual and experimental types.






Armstrong Whitworth AW.169
High-Altitude Mach 2 Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Armstrong Whitworth AW.169
001
National Flag Graphic
1958
Bristol Beaufighter
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
002
National Flag Graphic
1940
Bristol Blenheim
Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
Picture of the Bristol Blenheim
003
National Flag Graphic
1937
Canadair CL-13 Sabre
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Canadair CL-13 Sabre
004
National Flag Graphic
1950
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
005
National Flag Graphic
1946
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de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen
Carrier-Based, All-Weather Interceptor
Picture of the de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen
006
National Flag Graphic
1959
de Havilland DH.117
Mach 2 High-Altitude Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the de Havilland DH.117
007
National Flag Graphic
1958
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
008
National Flag Graphic
1942
English Electric / BAC Lightning
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the English Electric / BAC Lightning
009
National Flag Graphic
1960
Fairey E.R.103 (F.155T)
Mach 2 High-Altitude Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Fairey E.R.103 (F.155T)
0010
National Flag Graphic
1955
Grumman F6F Hellcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Grumman F6F Hellcat
0011
National Flag Graphic
1943
Hawker Hunter
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Daytime Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Hawker Hunter
0012
National Flag Graphic
1956
Hawker P.1121 (OR.329 / OR.339)
Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Prototype
Picture of the Hawker P.1121 (OR.329 / OR.339)
0013
National Flag Graphic
1956
Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
Carrierbased Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
0014
National Flag Graphic
1945
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Multirole / Carrierbased Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
0015
National Flag Graphic
1960
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
0016
National Flag Graphic
1942
Panavia Tornado ADV (Air Defense Variant)
Air Defense Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Panavia Tornado ADV (Air Defense Variant)
0017
National Flag Graphic
1985
Saunders-Roe P.148
Single-Engine Naval Jet Fighter Proposal
Picture of the Saunders-Roe P.148
0018
National Flag Graphic
1951
Saunders-Roe P.154
Single-Seat, Rocket-Powered Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Saunders-Roe P.154
0019
National Flag Graphic
1952
Saunders-Roe P.187
High-Speed Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Saunders-Roe P.187
0020
National Flag Graphic
1955
Saunders-Roe SR.53
Prototype Rocket-Powered Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Saunders-Roe SR.53
0021
National Flag Graphic
1957
Saunders-Roe SR.A-1
Experimental Flying Boat Fighter
Picture of the Saunders-Roe SR.A-1
0022
National Flag Graphic
1947
Supermarine (Vickers) Type 559
High-Speed, High-Altitude Interceptor Proposal
Picture of the Supermarine (Vickers) Type 559
0023
National Flag Graphic
1955
Supermarine Scimitar
Carrierbased Strike-Fighter
Picture of the Supermarine Scimitar
0024
National Flag Graphic
1957
Supermarine Spitfire
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
0025
National Flag Graphic
1938
Supermarine Swift
Interceptor / Low-Level Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the Supermarine Swift
0026
National Flag Graphic
1954
Vought F4U Corsair
Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter
Picture of the Vought F4U Corsair
0027
National Flag Graphic
1942


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