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1/144 Avro Vulcan XM607 Operation Black Buck, Falklands War 1982

RELEASED 26TH JULY 2016

The Avro Vulcan (later Hawker Siddeley Vulcan from July 1963 is a jet-powered tailless delta wing high-altitude strategic bomber, which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984.
Although the Vulcan was typically armed with nuclear weapons, it was capable of conventional bombing missions, a capability which was used in Operation Black Buck during the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982.
The Vulcan had no defensive weaponry, initially relying upon high-speed high-altitude flight to evade interception. 

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