Wednesday 3 July 2024

Bloodhound removed from service in UK in 1964

 Because manned aircraft are no loner a major threat to the UK's defences the Bloodhound Mk1 is being withdrawn from operation. This was announce on July 3rd 1964 by Mr Hugh Fraser, Minister for Defence for the RAF at RAF Newton, Notts. As the status quo is different overseas Mr Fraser said that the greatly improved Mk 2 Bloodhound is being placed in service abroad by the RAF at several locations.


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