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Type 86 Firelight radar

Type 86 Firelight radar (Photo: Richard Vernon)

Ferranti. Type 86 Firelight 10GHz radar. Originally known as Blue Anchor. Mobile Carrier wave illuminator for Bloodhound 2. 2.1 Metre parabolic dish. 

Type 86 Firelight radar (Drawing: Crown)

Richard Vernon is putting together a terrific Bloodhound missile site at http://www.bhmk2.net/ Richard worked on the Bloodhound system whilst serving in the Royal Air Force. He worked on the Missile Servicing Flight at RAF West Raynham on the Bloodhound Mk2 from 1985 to 1989 and after seeing the Nike sites in the United States, has decided to try to produce the 'ultimate' SAM site on the Net. He is well on his way to this objective.

These Bloodhound and Thunderbird links also look interesting:

http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/square/ad251/bloodhound/bloodhound.htm
http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/square/ad251/thunderbird/thunderbird.htm



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