British manufactured weapons that were world beaters

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#1
From the RAF Bomber thread...

Which weapons over the last 100 years or so were world beaters?

Harrier Jump Jet
Centurion Tank

Ok I'm stumped what else?
 
#2
lee enfield 303
Bren
Spitfire
Upholder class subs
 
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mmm ok after thinking

Mills Bomb

Matilda M2 - till the Germans started cheating.
 
#6
Challenger 2
 
#7
Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife
 
#8
The Gurkha.
 
#9
Churchill AVRE "Petard" chucker....Percy Hobart you beauty!
 
#12
the Bren gun was manufactured here, as were (and are) dozens of other licensed products. Maybe the thread should have been "British designed weapons that were world beaters"
 
#14
The Chain Home early warning radar system. The air defence command and control arrangements were pretty good, too.

Centurion - and the 105mm tank gun

The woolly pully
 
#15
vickers mg
25lb pounder
spitfire
 

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#17
The Mosquito
 
#19
Brown Bess Musket has to be in there. Literally the weapon that won the Empire.
 
#20
17 Pdr Anti Tank
25 Pdr Gun Howitzer
Both WWII designs which lasted long after the war had ended.
 

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