Blackburn Buccaneer Photo Gallery
    Designed in the 1950s, the Blackburn Buccaneer was designed as a low-level radar penetration aircraft and it was estimated that this put Britain three years ahead of the rest of the world in the field of high-speed, low-level strike aircraft. It also served as a carrier-based attack aircraft and could carry conventional or nuclear weapons and anti-shipping missiles. It entered service in 1962 and was retired in 1994 in favor of the Panavia Tornado. 211 aircraft were built.

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Posted April 3, 2022.